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MapR Shows Off Enterprise-Grade Spark Distribution

At Spark Summit in San Francisco, Calif., this week, Hadoop distribution vendor MapR Technologies announced a new enterprise-grade Apache Spark distribution. The new distribution, available now in both MapR Converged Community Edition and MapR Converged Enterprise Edition, includes the complete...
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Alan Gates
Alan Gates, co-founder of Hortonworks and ODPi member, speaking at Apache Big Data.

ODPi: Test Less, Build More Applications With Hadoop

Testing applications against Hadoop distributions is not fun, either for application developers or end users, and it takes up too much precious time.    According to Alan Gates, co-founder of Hortonworks and ODPi member, that’s the issue the Open Data Platform initiative (ODPi) is here to solve:...
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Microsoft, MapR Announce New Apache Spark-Based Releases

Microsoft, with its Hortonworks-based cloud Hadoop distro, and MapR with its own Hadoop-powered wares, each pivot toward Apache Spark.
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5 Cloud, Big Data, and Networking Platforms to Kickstart Your Open Source Career

A decade ago, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst predicted that open source tools and platforms would become pervasive in IT. Fast-forward to today, and that prediction has come true, with profound implications for the employment market. “Today, it is almost impossible to name a major player in IT that...
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John Mertic, ODPi's Director of Program Management, spoke at Apache Big Data on May 11, 2016.
John Mertic, ODPi's Director of Program Management, spoke at Apache Big Data on May 11, 2016.

ODPi Won’t Fork Hadoop, Pledges Support for Apache Software Foundation with New Gold Sponsorship

The folks at the Open Data Platform Initiative (ODPi) have heard the concerns and the criticisms of the Hadoop community, and today John Mertic, the standards organization’s Director of Program Management, took to Apache Big Data in Vancouver to clear the air. Contrary to the Hadoop community’s...
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How to Install and Configure Apache Hadoop on a Single Node in CentOS 7

Apache Hadoop is an Open Source framework build for distributed Big Data storage and processing data across computer clusters. The project is based on the following components: Hadoop Common it contains the Java... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content,...
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Hortonworks Announces New Alliances and Releases; Hadoop Comes to Fork in Road

As Hortonworks' Hadoop Summit event kicks off in Dublin today, the Hadoop distribution vendor has a full slate of announcements. The announcements themselves are substantial and impressive, and I'll cover each of them here. As you read through them, however, keep in mind that they at once highlight...
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