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Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri

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Aneel BhusriFew people where as many hats in Silicon Valley as Aneel Bhusri. Currently known primarily for his role as co-CEO of Workday, the cloud-based human resources software company that floated in an IPO last year, he also maintains an active role as a partner at venture capital firm Greylock...
Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri

Facebook's New Big Data Tool Cranks Up Hadoop - And It's Open Source

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Struggling with even the most cutting-edge big-data tools, developers at Facebook have announced a new open-source tool set, Corona, designed to enable data-processing on the incredible scale required by the massive social-media network. Admittedly, there aren't a lot of companies with big data this big, but Corona should have spill-over...
Facebook's New Big Data Tool Cranks Up Hadoop - And It's Open Source

For fast, interactive Hadoop queries, Drill may be the answer

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In the era of big data, there is increasing demand for ever-faster ways to analyze — preferably in an interactive way —  information sitting in Hadoop. Now the Apache Foundation is backing an open-source version of Dremel, the tool Google uses for these jobs, as a way to bring that speedy...
For fast, interactive Hadoop queries, Drill may be the answer

Where's Hadoop for Microsoft's Windows Server?

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Microsoft and Hortonworks’ implementation of the Hadoop big-data framework for Azure is in the midst of testing. But where’s the promised Windows Server implementation?...
Where's Hadoop for Microsoft's Windows Server?

Web Companies Are Tripping Over Themselves To Be Part Of Google's New Cloud (GOOG)

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Google didn't just launch a new Amazon-killer cloud today. It launched a whole Amazon-like ecosystem. We're being buried in press releases by Web companies that will offer their services to users of Google Compute Engine. Here's a few: MapR: It offers a version of Hadoop. Hadoop is "big data" software....
Web Companies Are Tripping Over Themselves To Be Part Of Google's New Cloud (GOOG)

The online future is personal, and that requires big data

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History shows that the most successful products and services — from the VHS video recorder to the Apple iPad — are the ones that are the most user-centric, and in order to construct those kinds of experiences companies need to use all the data that is at their disposal, WiBiData...
The online future is personal, and that requires big data

HP targets new Proliant SL4500 server at distributed environments

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Hewlett-Packard is taking a step away from traditional server design with the new Proliant SL4500 server, which mixes processing, networking and storage units to optimize performance of applications like OpenStack and Hadoop....
HP targets new Proliant SL4500 server at distributed environments

Red Hat, Hortonworks prep OpenStack for Hadoop

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Merging the worlds of big data and cloud computing, Red Hat, Hortonworks and Hadoop integrator Mirantis are jointly building a software program, called Savanna, that will make it easier to deploy Apache Hadoop on an OpenStack cloud service.The software will "allow Hadoop to take advantage of the scale-out storage...
Red Hat, Hortonworks prep OpenStack for Hadoop

Microsoft ships SQL Server 2012, refreshes Hadoop on Azure preview

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On April 2, Mircosoft released SQL Server 2012, the latest version of its SQL Server database platform. The company also announced the availability of a second preview for the company’s Hadoop “big data” service for the Windows Azure cloud. Many of SQL Server 2012’s new features serve the high...
Microsoft ships SQL Server 2012, refreshes Hadoop on Azure preview

Yahoo! Looks Into its Future and Sees Hadoop

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Hadoop is gaining more commercial acceptance. We see a number of signs of its growing popularity. It became abundantly clear in a recent conversation we had with a Yahoo! executive who says the company is rebuilding its future on the distributed warehousing and analytics technology. It's a similar track we...
Yahoo! Looks Into its Future and Sees Hadoop

Treasure Data Launches Cloud-Based Data Warehouse With Investment From Ruby Creator Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto

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Cloud-based data warehouse company Treasure Data officially opened its doors this week with $1.5 million in funding that includes an investment from  Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto – the creator of the Ruby programming language. The other investors include angel investor Bill Kai; Naren Gupta of Nexus Venture and a director with...
Treasure Data Launches Cloud-Based Data Warehouse With Investment From Ruby Creator Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto

Sponsored post: Navigating the Apache Hadoop Ecosystem

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Open is the flavor du jour in enterprise software for big data. But it’s just the beginning. The challenge of analyzing massive data sets has spurred a hotbed of creativity in open-source communities. While some of these are more novel than innovative, hindsight has taught us that open source succeeds...
Sponsored post: Navigating the Apache Hadoop Ecosystem
Funding Daily: A feast of funding

What You Should Read Today

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I was in New York for week of fun and learning. It was my chance to meet people outside the Silicon Valley hothouse and get their perspective on the world. Of course, it gave me a chance to read Michael Lewis’ new book, The Big Short. More importantly, the trip...
What You Should Read Today

Over 700 people will be at Structure:Data. Will you be left out?

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At Structure:Data 2012, you’ll get all you need to know to channel this flood of data into actionable information and exploit it for competitive advantage. Structure:Data highlights include: 40 keynotes, panels and fireside chats featuring companies such as Cloudera, EMC, Google, Opera Solutions, IBM, Quid, comScore, PayPal, Rocket Fuel and...
Over 700 people will be at Structure:Data. Will you be left out?
5 reasons why the future of Hadoop is real-time (relatively speaking)
One Hadoop Distribution To Rule Them All?

EMC revs its Isilon NAS for Hadoop

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The company launched its EMC Isilon scale-out NAS with the combined with its Greenplum HD appliance will link together to combine storage, analytics and Hadoop....
EMC revs its Isilon NAS for Hadoop

Hortonworks releases its Hadoop version

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For the first production release of what will be its flagship Apache Hadoop distribution, Hortonworks has focused on providing a set of tools to help deploy, manage and extend the data analysis platform....
Hortonworks releases its Hadoop version
Here’s another big data startup from Team Yahoo

White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

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Platfora, the San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helped spur a general rethinking of business intelligence for a big data world, is finally exiting its beta period and is generally available. It’s no wonder the company has garnered so much attention given its stated mission to make Hadoop an interactive experience...
White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

Datameer lands $2.5M, launches big-data spreadsheet tools

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Imagine if you could use Excel to examine 10 million gigabytes of data as if it were a spreadsheet parked on your desktop. Datameer Analytics Solution does exactly that. The San Mateo-based company announced a beta program for DAS, which builds on top of the open-source Apache Hadoop system for...
Datameer lands $2.5M, launches big-data spreadsheet tools

Google donates patents to protect cloud software from lawsuits

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Google has announced a “patent pledge” that it hopes will shield cloud software and big data developers from the type of litigation that has engulfed the mobile phone industry. The pledge, which is like a non-aggression pact, covers ten patents related to Google’s MapReduce technology. The pledge, which Google announced on...
Google donates patents to protect cloud software from lawsuits

IBM taps Cloudera for big data platform

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IBM has tapped Cloudera as the primary commercial Hadoop distribution of choice for its big data platform. This represents something of an about-face by both companies. IBM executives used to complain (privately) that Cloudera was not ready for enterprise use. And their counterparts at Cloudera used to beef that IBM...
IBM taps Cloudera for big data platform

MapR Hadoop Expands Data Analysis Tools

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MapR today announced a comprehensive set of data connection options for Hadoop enabling a wide range of data import and export options to extend the ability to connect to data warehouses and applications such as Talend Open Studio, Pentaho Kettle and an OBDC driver. A summary of the announcement from...
MapR Hadoop Expands Data Analysis Tools

Microsoft updates Windows Azure with support for Hadoop, Dropbox, PhoneGap, Mercurial, and more

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Microsoft’s Azure Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service cloud computing tool today turned on support for Hadoop. Or, in Microsoft-speak, HDInsight is now a go, enabling “you to easily deploy and manage Hadoop Clusters.” That warming sensation you are feeling is natural. As ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley noted in...
Microsoft updates Windows Azure with support for Hadoop, Dropbox, PhoneGap, Mercurial, and more

Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems

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Cloudera’s Hadoop implementation just got a big boost through a strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems, one of Europe’s biggest IT services companies. This would appear to be one of the first results of Cloudera’s freshly-funded international enterprise push. The two companies are touting analytics-as-a-service using Cloudera Enterprise RTQ, featuring...
Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems
A few stats, rumors and stories on on Hadoop's rapid growth

Python: Big Data's secret power tool

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When it comes to analyzing Big Data, software packages such as Hadoop or the R statistical language come readily to mind. But at least one company, AppNexus, also relies on the Python programming language to help conduct heavy-duty data analysis....
Python: Big Data's secret power tool

Apache Promotes Sqoop as Top Level Project

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As more organizations deploy Hadoop to analyze vast reams of information, they may find they need to transfer large amounts of data between Hadoop and their......
Apache Promotes Sqoop as Top Level Project
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