Hadoop Happenings: New Tools, Current State of Hadoop, Top Startups

By April 22, 2014

Hadoop Happenings Weekly Roundup

The weekly Hadoop Happenings ending April 18, highlighted new tools announced by Google and Microsoft, the current state of Hadoop was a favorite topic, and a new roundup of top Hadoop startups was released by CIO.

1. Microsoft Announces New Tools Bringing the Cloud to The Internet of Things – Microsoft’s Azure Intelligent Systems Services is a new tool meant to unite the Internet of Things and the cloud. Specifically the tool is used to collect data and transport it to the cloud securely. Read More

2. Hadoop Looks More Promising than Ever After Intel’s big Cloudera Deal – This article overviews the growth of Hadoop in the business world as its visibility and adoption has become more commonplace. Read More

3. 10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch – Jeff Vance’s latest roundup on CIO featured 10 startups, including Qubole, with solutions for getting value out of big data. Read More

4. No, Hadoop isn’t Going to Replace Your Data Warehouse – Timo Elliot provides survey data and insights from industry experts of the impact of Hadoop on the data warehouse. Read More

5. Hadoop There It Is: Big Data Tech Gaining Traction – This Wall Street Journal Post analyses the current state of Hadoop and its adoption as a big data solution. Read More

6. Hadoop Analytics startup Karmasphere Sells itself to FICO – Karmasphere, which has been struggling to acquire funding, sold its intellectual property to FICO. Read More

7. Announcing Google BigQuery and Datastore Connectors for Hadoop – Google Cloud Platform announced a preview release of Hadoop connectors for Google BigQuery and Google Cloud Datastore. Read More

8. A Complete Guide to Overcoming Executives’ Concerns about Hadoop – This article provides some common C Suite concerns with Hadoop and some possible responses. Read More

9. Hadoop and Near Real Time Analytics at SlideShare – This post goes through the steps SlideShare took in acquiring and setting up Hadoop. Read More

10. Dataiku at the Hadoop Summit – An overview and SlideShare on monitoring customer satisfaction on websites as presented at the Hadoop Summit in Europe. Read More


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