Hadoop Developer Cask, Formerly Continuuity, Goes Open Source


Continuuity Inc., whose software makes it easier for developers to build applications that run on the big-data storage and analysis system Hadoop, has changed its name to Cask and will put its technology into open source.

The company has also named Boyd Davis, a former vice president and general manager at Intel Corp.INTC -0.50%, as its chief operating officer. Most recently, Mr. Davis managed Intel’s Datacenter Software Division, where he said he developed the strategy that drove Intel’s $740 million investment into the Hadoop vendor Cloudera Inc. last May.

Read more at Wall Street Journal.