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The Cloudera Scoop: One Platform Initiative, RecordService & Kudu

Cloudera NewsCloudera has recently announced the One Platform Initiative, RecordService and Kudu. During a recent keynote speech, at the Cloudera Sessions in Munich, Mike Olson of Cloudera spent some time talking about the motivations for those moves.

This blog post shares what he spoke about, mixes that with some of my own reading and then adds my own take on some of the announcements. It also covers some of the other information relative to Cloudera which Mike shared during his speech. To find out more about the first half of his keynote see this post.

After reading this post you will understand what the One Platform Initiative is all about, what RecordService is and what it is trying to do, what Kudu is as well as what it is not and know a little bit more about Cloudera using the facts Mike shared as part of his keynote.

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Cloudera – Big Data Revolution Will Transform The World!

Mike OlsonDuring a recent keynote Mike Olson, of Cloudera, stated the case for Big Data helping to take on the challenges we will face as a planet. At the same time he outlined customer use cases, the future of Hadoop and affirmed his belief that Hadoop is now enterprise ready. A fact he backed up by talking about the fact there are now many production deployments around the world.

This blog covers the first part of Mikes Cloudera Sessions Keynote which took place on October 8th at the Allianz Arena in Munich.  Some of this blog paraphrases, using my notes, with other parts reflecting specific quotes I noted as Mike spoke. A follow-up blog shares a little on where Cloudera stands today and the new initiatives Mike spoke about in that talk including news around the One Platform Initiative, Record Service and Kudu.

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Recent Hadoop News covering Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR!

NewsHadoop is moving forwards at a rather remarkable pace. It seems like there are almost daily announcements of new partnerships, new deployment options and regular customer success stories.

What follows is a round up of some of those I think are interesting, and important, from the past month with a few of my thoughts by vendor. Let me know in the comments if I missed something you think is important!

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Hadoop adoption seems to be accelerating!

ThinkingAccording to this Gartner report Hadoop faces challenges breaking into the enterprise. This assertion is not one I have experienced in working with customers all over Europe and Asia Pacific nor is it one that seems to be supported by the rapid growth of Hadoop ecosystem related organizations.

With Hortonworks recently declaring their Q2 results I thought now would be a good time to take stock of where Hadoop is in its adoption curve.  I have focused on the two vendors who seem to have the largest market share that have declared some sort of revenue and customer count numbers: Cloudera and Hortonworks. Before I start let me say I do not work for any of these organizations. I have done my best to ensure the accuracy of these numbers using public postings and assumptions but I am open to any corrections from the named vendors if they want to contact me.

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