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  • Is the Hortonworks IPO a referendum on open source?
    Weekly Update

    This past Friday, Hortonworks made good on its announced intention to present an initial public offering to...

    Andrew Brust
  • Hadoop needs a better front-end for business users

    Whether you’re running it on premises or in the cloud, Hadoop leaves a lot to be desired...

    Andrew Brust
  • Apache Drill drills up to top-level project

    Apache Drill has graduated to Top-Level Project status. Is it merely ready for primetime or will it...

    Andrew Brust
  • Don’t bind too early

    On Tuesday evening, Gigaom and Collective[i] hosted a dinner in Boston for area executives, with Ray Ozzie...

    Andrew Brust
  • Splice Machine goes GA, and other short stories

    Splice Machine ships v1 of its RDBMS-on-Hadoop. Plus, HP Vertica, MapR and the Apache Drill and CouchDB...

    Andrew Brust
  • Big Data analytics in the cloud: The Enterprise wants it now

    The journey to cloud computing, and to its adoption in the enterprise, has been a rather manic-depressive...

    Andrew Brust
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