Hadoop Happenings: New Round of Funding

By Nate PhilipDecember 16, 2014


1. The 6 Things Everyone Needs to Know about the Big Data Economy In this post Bernard Marr argues that big data is moving mainstream and discusses several elements of the big data economy. Read More

2. Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service Altiscale announced Series B funding led by Northgate as well as a new Chief Operating officer. Read More

3. After its IPO, Hortonworks is a $1 billion Hadoop company (again). Hortonworks finished its opening day of trading at $26.48 above the original price of $16. Read More

4. Hortonworks sets its IPO price; CEO says Hadoop is ready to explode Hortonworks’ CEO Rob Bearden discusses the company’s IPO and his take on the future of the Hadoop market. Read More

5. Apache Hive creators raise $13M for their Hadoop service, Qubole Qubole announced $13 million in series B funding last week, bringing the total to $20 million. Read More

6. Tackling big data challenges with Hadoop This article discusses common challenges to adopting Hadoop and several examples of organizations using big data analytics. Read More

7. Analytics for Healthcare–Hortonworks Showing the Hadoop-Fuelled Value UC Irvine Health adopted Hadoop to launch two new data-driven programs.  The program will focus on reducing patient re-adimittance and monitoring patient vitals in real time. Read More

8. How Hadoop is changing energy and utilities There are several applications of big data analytics in the energy sector. This ebook discusses several use cases for Hadoop. Read More

9. Winning Arguments to Convince your Boss about Hadoop A roundtable held back in November discussed Hadoop adoption and how to get executive buy-in. Read More

10. Hadoop Hits the Big Time with Hortonworks IPO This post analyses Hortonworks’ IPO and whether Hadoop will go mainstream in 2015. Read More

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