The Apache Software Foundation have announced that data manager Apache Falcon has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project, solidifying support for the operation of Apache Falcon’s products.
The components of Hadoop 2.0 are coming together nicely. Continuuity aim to make the learning curve easier for YARN with their newest tool.
After the launch of Spring for Apache Hadoop in February, SpringSource reveal their next move. Will it be Pivotal?
SpringSource release their Hadoop-helping project for Spring users, which aims to streamline the heavy lifting process for newcomers.
The creator of Hadoop, Doug Cutting talks about the evolution of the project from purely an open source project to one of the most important technologies of the last 30 years. He looks at the changes taking place in the economics of large scale computing and what is possible with data, focusing on how integration with existing IT infrastructure is key to the success of Hadoop and other big data technologies. Doug then discusses how Big Data enables organizations to combine legacy data and new datasets in powerful/innovative ways, with examples for customer analytics, new products/services and real-time processes. Finally he looks at how to become a data driven organisation in the brave new big data world, where large scale analytics are made both possible and economica
Eclipse Strategic Developer Member and JCP member Talend yesterday unveiled the latest version of their data integration hub Open Studio, honing in on helping enterprises understand their data woes
Datastaxs recent $25m round of funding should see the non-relational database flourish in a Big Data platform. Can it become the non-relational weapon of choice for developers?
With their competitors treading into the alpha waters of Hadoop 2.0, Hortonworks hold steady with their Data Platform adding in some nifty new features
Big data and analytics go hand-in-hand, yet the technology for processing isn’t at that level. Just yet. Apache Drill, based upon Google Dremel aims to change things. Is it a Hadoop killer? It doesn’t look like it…
With partnerships and deals being struck up daily, we take stock of the Hadoop space and who has positioned themselves the best for the coming months. Some are suggesting it won’t matter though…
Yet more exciting Hadoop announcements this week, as MapR deploy Version 2.0 of its MapR Distribution and reveal a tie-in with Amazon Elastic MapReduce service
We talk to the Hadoop PMC, Arun Murthy about the importance of Hadoop 1.0, how it got this far and what ‘The Swiss Army Knife of the 21st century’ needs to overcome in the future
After much deliberation, the Jury members have decided on the Top 5 finalists in each category!
Now Hadoop 1.0 has settled into the fold, we get a glimpse at what the next version will look like, as the team release an alpha ‘preview release’ of Hadoop 2.0