Hadoop

  • MapR Tries To Separate From Hadoop Pack With New Streams Product

    MapR Tries To Separate From Hadoop Pack With New Streams Product

    MapR is one of several companies built on the open source Hadoop platform, and as such it has a bit of competition in the space. Today, possibly in an effort to create some separation from its better heeled rivals, it announced a new product called MapR Streams. This new product takes a constant stream of data like feeding consumer data to advertisers to create custom offers or… Read More

  • The 20 Best Unicorn Companies For Paying Software Engineers Top Dollar

    Last week we brought you the 20 highest paying unicorns, based on median annual salary for all employees. This time around, we centered our search on the unicorns paying best for programmers. Read More

  • The 20 Highest Paying Startup Unicorns

    It makes sense for unicorns, or startups valued at more than $1 billion, to use those means to attract top talent with more generous pay, but which of this magical herd pays employees the most? Read More

  • Yahoo’s Open Source Omid Project Brings Scalable Transaction Processing To HBase

    Yahoo’s Open Source Omid Project Brings Scalable Transaction Processing To HBase

    A while back, Yahoo quietly made the code to Omid, an open source transaction processing system for the Apache HBase Hadoop big data store, available on GitHub. This is the same software the company uses internally to help it power thousands of search transactions per second. Until now, the company remained rather subdued about this project, but with the latest update, launching today, Yahoo… Read More

  • Spark And Hadoop Are Friends, Not Foes Crunch Network

    Spark And Hadoop Are Friends, Not Foes

    June was an exciting month for Spark. At Hadoop Summit San Jose, it was a frequent topic of conversation, as well as the subject of many session presentations. On June 15, IBM announced plans to make a massive investment in Spark-related technology. This announcement helped to kick off the Spark Summit in San Francisco, where one could witness the increasing number of engineers learning… Read More

  • Hadoop Standardization Is Essential For Industry Growth Crunch Network

    Hadoop Standardization Is Essential For Industry Growth

    There’s no doubt that as data grows, Hadoop has proven to be the platform of choice for big data. According to Allied Market Research, the Hadoop market is worth an estimated $3 billion, and will surpass $50 billion by the end of the decade. Yet its long-term success depends on implementing standardization and a more structured process for innovation. Read More

  • Rocana Lands $15M To Bring Big Data Analysis To IT Ops

    Rocana Lands $15M To Bring Big Data Analysis To IT Ops

    Rocana (formerly ScalingData) announced $15 million in Series B funding led by Google Ventures with General Catalyst Partners, Toba Capital and Paul Sagan (former chairman at Akamai and current executive in residence at General Catalyst) also contributing. This round brings the total raised to $19.4 million. Rocana aims to simplify and speed up how companies running large data center… Read More

  • Pepperdata Scores $15M For Hadoop Cluster Management

    Pepperdata Scores $15M For Hadoop Cluster Management

    Pepperdata, a company that’s built a platform for managing and fine-tuning Hadoop cluster performance, announced a $15M Series B funding round today. The round was led by new investors Wing Venture Partners along with Citi Ventures and Silicon Valley Data Capital. Prior investors Signia Ventures and Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb also participated. Today’s money brings the… Read More

  • Datameer Heads To The Cloud With Latest Big Data Product

    Datameer Heads To The Cloud With Latest Big Data Product

    Datameer launched a new cloud service called Datameer Professional today that offers customers a Big Data solution without the hassle of installing, configuring and maintaining it themselves in-house. The goal of this new approach is to put the buying decision into the hands of business units, instead of being mainly driven by IT. Datameer, which launched in 2009, offers big data and… Read More

  • Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service

    Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service

    When you think of Hadoop, you probably think of a complex on-premises set up in your data center, but Altiscale wants to reduce some of that complexity by moving the whole thing to the cloud and offering Hadoop as a service. Today it got $30M in Series B funding to continue that quest. The round is led by Northgate, with participation from previous investors Sequoia Capital and General… Read More

  • Hortonworks Wastes No Time Setting Price For Its IPO

    Hortonworks Wastes No Time Setting Price For Its IPO

    In a time where we have S-1 filings that sit for months, Hortonworks proves the exception. After filing its S-1 just last month, the company updated its S-1 today, setting its IPO price, filing a $78M IPO with 6M shares at a price range of $12-14 per share. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Hortonworks would command a fully diluted market value of $659 million, Renaissance Capital… Read More

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