Open source may be the foundation for big data, but it’s not the ticket to riches.
Its missteps over CoreOS are instructive for us all.
Think users, not technology providers.
Hadoop won’t kill its rivals, though it’ll try.
Snippets from employee ratings give an idea of where you can ride this technology trend—and have fun, too.
Cloudera just closed a $900 million funding round, but the big news is in its Intel partnership.
Oracle missed another quarter, yet one more sign that the traditional technology vendor is doomed.
Open source Hadoop vendors have the best products, but Forrester says the big guys will win with better strategies. Maybe not.
Long marketed as a way to master huge quantities of data, Hadoop is now booming because its proponents have learned to sell it small.
Hadoop’s vendors may be hurting Hadoop’s adoption by hyping the Big Data technology at the expense of making it easy.
Big Data is a big market, but most of the value will be captured by users, not vendors.
Silicon Valley frowns on age, yet several of its most successful entrepreneurs argue experience tends to trump youthful exuberance.
Not content to simply distribute Hadoop, Cloudera is taking on the data management vendors. All of them.
The Hadoop ecosystem is suddenly frothy with competition, and not everyone is going to win. Leading contenders are those that contribute most to the ecosystem, either through Hadoop contributions or add-on software that makes Hadoop more usable.
EMC has a shiny new Hadoop distribution, which boasts improved performance and ease of use. Despite these apparent advantages, EMC has baked one thing into its product that severely cuts its odds of success: a proprietary license.
Silicon Valley navel-gazers have been chasing money-losing consumer startups for years, but this year’s Crunchies Awards suggest that the tech crowd is back in love with the enterprise. It’s about time.