"Hadoop has become a big thing, and in fact there are numerous flavors of it and numerous companies offering their own version of it, while others are building things to work with it.Cloudera Raises $65 Million in Round Led By Accel - Arik Hesseldahl - News - AllThingsD
The biggest and best known company in the Hadoop world is Cloudera. Started in 2008 by a trio of engineers from Facebook, Google and Yahoo (Jeff Hammerbacher, Christophe Bisciglia and Amr Awadallah) plus CEO Mike Olson, a former Oracle exec, it has in four years gone from the start-up that few really understood to the company you have to talk to if you want to stand a chance wrestling your data challenges to the ground."
Friday, December 07, 2012
Cloudera Raises $65 Million in Round Led By Accel - Arik Hesseldahl - News - AllThingsD
For the NoSQL meme-bust watch: not a single instance of "NoSQL" in this article