Here’s something that will help the scientific community some more. Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. has announced a new "Big Data" framework that will give Cray customers the ability to Apache Hadoop on their Cray XC30 supercomputers.
The Maryland, US based Appfluent Technology Inc., provider of Big Data analytic solutions, has launched a product, Appfluent Visibility for Hadoop, which will provide insight into Hive SQL. The product was unveiled at the just concluded Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2013 event in New York.
Microsoft’s cloud based distribution of Hadoop - HDInsight - is now available to everyone. The company has been developing the distribution in collaboration with Hortonworks. Microsoft made an official announcement that starting this Monday the service will be available generally.
SAS, Teradata TDC +0.32% and Hortonworks have introduced the next-gen Analytics Advantage Program with Hadoop, capitalising on the success of the original SAS and Teradata Analytic Advantage program for in-database analytics. Added to the equation is Hortonworks - the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop.
Data scientists and enterprise were awaiting its release with equal anticipation. Finally the day dawned when the Apache Software Foundation launched the general availability version of Hadoop 2, its open source framework for scalable distributed computing.
ScaleOut hServer released in April 2013 made a big change to the Big Data arena by providing a solution that ensured low-latency, data access for Hadoop. The second release of the solution, which comes six months after the first one, intends to take real-time analytics a step further by introducing features that accelerate the execution of standard Hadoop MapReduce code. ScaleOut hServer V2 has the capability to speed-up in Hadoop execution times by 20x.
Hortonworks, the leading provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, and WANdisco, a London-listed provider of continuously available software to help enterprise meet the challenges of Big Data, have entered into a partnership that will allow Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) support WANdisco’s Non-Stop Hadoop technology.
Cloudera recently unveiled Sentry taking forward enterprise-class big data security. It has got support from Apache community and is an open source project delivering detailed authorization framework for Hadoop.
Apache Hadoop is an open-source software framework that supports data-intensive distributed applications, licensed under the Apache v2 license. It supports the running of applications on large clusters of commodity hardware. As with every technology the use cases on top of Hadoop have evolved since the time it was first introduced. Lets hear more on this from Continuuity CEO and Co-Founder, Jonathan Gray.
Continuuity is a company founded in October 2011 by Big Data experts with a wealth of experience and a passion for software development. The team represents a variety of alumni from the likes of Facebook, Yahoo, IBM, LinkedIn, Zynga, Salesforce, and Google. The mission of Continuuity is to make Big Data application development accessible, powerful, and enjoyable.