Weekly Roundup: Hadoop Happenings Ending 4/4

By Nate PhilipApril 7, 2014

Hadoop Happenings Weekly Roundup

This week the battle between providers continued as Cloudera got new funding and Amazon Web Services dropped its pricing. Apache Tajo reached top level status, and case studies on the applications of Hadoop continued to roll in.

1. Cloudera takes $740M bag of money from Intel-much more than we expected

Intel, which recently abandoned its own Hadoop distribution in favor of Cloudera, was included in Cloudera’s recent funding round as one of the biggest contributors. Read More

2. Financial Companies do Hadoop

HortonWorks provides several use cases for Hadoop in the financial services industry. Read More

3. SwiftIQ leverages Google Cloud Connectors to unleash Hadoop ecosystem

A case study of why SwiftIQ turned to the Google Cloud Platform. Read More

4. Apache Tajo SQL-on-Hadoop engine now a top level project

Apache Tajo, a relational database warehouse system for Hadoop, has reached top – level status. Read More

5. Big Data and Hadoop for Competitive Advantage – 5 Sources of Insights and Opportunities

A roundup of sources with insights into gaining competitive advantage with big data and Hadoop. Read More

6. Big Data Weekly: Social media analytics + (Hadoop) ETL back in the spotlight

A roundup of the latest Hadoop and big data news. Read More

7. Thoughts on the Future of Hadoop in Enterprise Environments

This post discusses the growing pains enterprises are growing through as Hadoop matures and what the future holds. Read More

8. Amazon super-sizes instances to lure Hadoop users to Web Services

Amazon Web Services launched 12 new virtual servers or instances this week as well as cut its prices. Read More

9. Hadoop and big data: Where Apache Slider slots in and why it matters

Arun Murthy argues Apache Slider will influence the versatility of Hadoop technology. Read More

10. Hadoop Market is Growing by Leaps-and-Bounds

A video from Allied Market Research with an overview of the Hadoop market and what is driving its growth. Watch Video


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