Hadoop Happenings: Open Data Platform

By February 17, 2015


Grab the latest news and commentary about Hadoop in one place with this week’s Hadoop Happenings. This week several large companies formed a new alliance. Mortar Data was purchased by one of its customers, and the first hints at Cloudera’s IPO were released.

1. Cloudera appears to be preparing for and IPO in the next few months Unnamed sources indicate Cloudera will take preliminary steps toward an IPO in the coming months. Read More

2. Meet Myriad, a new project for running Hadoop on Mesos Myriad, open source technology created by MapR and Mesosphere, was designed to make running Hadoop workload on top of Mesos easier. Read More

3. IBM, G.E. and Others Create Big Data Alliance Several companies in the big data space are forming an alliance under a common set of standards for Hadoop. Read More

4. Hortonworks Teams Up with Hitachi to Develop Hadoop Technology Hortonworks has formed another engineering partnership, this time with Hitachi Data Systems Corp. Read More

5. Datadog buys Mortar Data, will close its Hadoop cloud service Datadog, a Mortar Data user, has purchased Mortar’s service for its internal use and will close Mortar Data’s existing cloud service. Read More

6. Pivotal unveils Hadoop Open Data Platform, deepens Hortonworks links and open-sources code Pivotal unveiled its new initiative, Open Data Platform, created to define a core set of Apache technologies and made up of several founding members. Read More

7. Cloudera links up with Hadoop developer Cask Cloudera partnered with and made an equity investment in Cask, a startup that makes an application server for Hadoop. Read More

8. Processing frameworks for Hadoop This projects breaks down the many Apache projects in the Hadoop ecosystem explaining how they work together and when to use each framework. Read More

9. Mode’s nifty data analysis tool tacks on support for Hadoop tools like Hive and Impala Mode, a cloud service for analyzing data, now offers support for Apache Hive and Cloudera’s Impala. Read More

10. Hadoop Security: Don’t build your data lake without it Security is crucial for any database, but security solutions for Hadoop are still in the development phase. Read More

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