Hadoop Happenings: Tez Graduates; HP Joins the Club

By July 25, 2014

Hadoop Happenings Weekly Roundup

Check out the top news and analysis about Hadoop from the past week. This week, HP jumped into the Hadoop investment pool by partnering with Hortonworks, and Apache Tez graduated to top-level status at the Apache Software Foundation.

1. Why Marketers Love Big Data & Hadoop Big data can play a big role in the marketing industry from lead scoring to persona research. Read More

2. HP Makes $50 Million Strategic Investment in Hortonworks HP announced a strategic partnership with Hortonworks bringing Hortonworks’ total capital to $248 million. Read More

3. Apache Tez Graduates to Top-Level Apache Tez had graduated to a top level project at the Apache Software Foundation. Read More

4. HP Joins the Hadoop backers club, pours $50M into Hortonworks More coverage of Hewlett-Packard’s investment in Hortonworks. Read More

5. Pinterest has Big Data, and it knows how to share This summary of a Pinterest blog post outlines how Pinterest manages big data, including why it uses Qubole’s Hadoop as a Service. Read More

6. Funding Daily: Big money for health management and Hadoop A summary of recent funding in big data and BYOD. Read More

7. Teradata grabs startups Hadapt & Revelytix that make Hadoop easier Teradata has acquired Hadapt, which built a tool for running SQL queries in Hadoop and Revelytix, which has made advances in data munging. Read More

8. Banking on Hadoop- 7 Use Cases for Hadoop in Finance Application of big data in the finance industry abound. This blog post discusses seven. Read More

9. Hadoop security: Solutions emerge This research report dives into security solutions for Hadoop. Read More

10. Hadoop’s Tez: Why winning Apache’s top level status matters An interview with Hortonworks’ Shaun Connolly discusses the significance of Tez reaching top level status. Read More

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