AWS

Apache Hadoop 2.7.1, Spark 1.6.0, Presto 0.130, and Ganglia 3.7.2 now available on Amazon EMR

27 Gen , 2016  

Amazon EMR release 4.3.0 now offers upgraded versions of Apache Hadoop (2.7.1), Apache Spark (1.6.0), Ganglia (3.7.2), and an upgraded sandbox release of Presto (0.130). Hadoop 2.7.1 is a minor version upgrade with various bug fixes and performance enhancements. Spark 1.6.0 includes several new features, such as the compile-time type safety using the Dataset API, machine learning pipeline persistence using the Spark ML Pipeline API, a variety of new machine learning algorithms in Spark ML, and automatic memory management between execution and cache memory in executors. Presto 0.130 now supports S3 server-side encryption and client-side encryption using the PrestoS3Filesystem. 

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The Hadoop wars, HP cloud(s) and IBM’s big win

5 Mar , 2015  

If you are confused about Hewlett-Packard’s cloud plan of action, this week’s guest will lay it out for you. Bill Hilf, the SVP of Helion product management, makes his second appearance on the show (does that make him our Alec Baldwin?) to talk about HP’s many-clouds-one-management […]

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Cloudera CEO declares victory over big data competition

3 Mar , 2015  

Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly doesn’t often mince words when it comes to describing to his competition in the Hadoop space, or Cloudera’s position among those other companies. In October 2013, Reilly told me he didn’t consider Hortonworks or MapR to be Cloudera’s real competition, but rather larger […]

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Hortonworks did $12.5M in Q4, on its path to a billion, CEO says

24 Feb , 2015  

Hadoop vendor Hortonworks announced its first quarterly earnings as a publicly held company Tuesday, claiming $12.5 million in fourth-quarter revenue and $46 million in revenue during fiscal year 2014. The numbers represent 55 percent quarter-over-quarter and 91 percent year-over-year increases, respectively. The company had a net […]

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Hortonworks did $12.7M in Q4, on its path to a billion, CEO says

24 Feb , 2015  

Hadoop vendor Hortonworks announced its first quarterly earnings as a publicly held company Tuesday, claiming $12.7 million in fourth-quarter revenue and $46 million in revenue during fiscal year 2014. The numbers represent 55 percent quarter-over-quarter and 91 percent year-over-year increases, respectively. The company had a net […]

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For now, Spark looks like the future of big data

20 Feb , 2015  

Titles can be misleading. For example, the O’Reilly Strata + Hadoop World conference took place in San Jose, California, this week but Hadoop wasn’t the star of the show. Based on the news I saw coming out of the event, it’s another Apache project — Spark […]

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APIs

Oracle Puts REST APIs at Core of Big Data Strategy

20 Feb , 2015  

Oracle this week at the Strata + Hadoop 2015 conference announced a significant expansion of its big data strategy that includes support for and access to the Oracle NoSQL database using a RESTful API.

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APIs

Paxata Leverages REST API to Automate Loading and Manipulation of Big Data

18 Feb , 2015  

Rather than continuing to rely on traditional extract, transform, and load (ETL) tools to get data into Big Data applications running on Hadoop, Paxata at the Strata + Hadoop 2015 conference today unfurled an update to its software that lets organizations use a REST API to load data.

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Google open sources a MapReduce framework for C/C++

18 Feb , 2015  

Google announced on Wednesday that the company is open sourcing a MapReduce framework that will let users run native C and C++ code in their Hadoop environments. Depending on how much traction MapReduce for C, or MR4C, gets and by whom, it could turn out to […]

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BlueTalon raises $5M, sets sights on securing Hadoop

18 Feb , 2015  

BlueTalon, a database security startup that launched last year around the goal of enabling secure data collaboration, has shifted its focus to Hadoop and is set to release its first product. The company has also raised an additional $5 million in venture capital, it announced on […]

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