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The Hadoop juggernaut keeps on rolling

Hadoop on the march

Hadoop JuggernautBack at the end of August I put together a post where I stated that “Hadoop adoption seems to be accelerating“. Now, just a few months later, it is clear that the Hadoop juggernaut just keeps on rolling and that many organizations are adding it to their IT architectures.

NewsLets take a look at what has been going on (this is in addition to my September post which summarized the latest Hadoop news across Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR) out there in the busy world of Hadoop.

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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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Who Are Onyara & What Is Apache NiFi?

http://nifi.apache.org/images/niFi-logo-horizontal.pngWhen Hortonworks announced they were going to buy Onyara I have to admit I had never heard of Onyara and had no idea what technology or value they would be bringing to the Hadoop table.  To be acquired there had to be something interesting I was missing.  So, Starting with a basis of no knowledge, my natural curiosity kicked in. For the past few days I have been trying to learn about Onyara and the technology they were involved with. This blog reflects a little of what I have learnt. I welcome any comments or additional information to help all of us learn more.

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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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