UKOUG Tech17 is a wrap

Last week I have attended the UKOUG Tech Conference at the ICC in Birmingham. This conference is a combined conference with APPS-, TECH- and JDE-related content. Quistor was present with a stand at the JDE-conference. For me, these kinds of events are a way of exchanging knowledge and meeting old and new friends. I have … Continue reading "UKOUG Tech17 is a wrap"

Big Data Platform Distributions week – Wrap up

Wrapping up a week of Big Data Platform comparisons. A closer look @ #Cloudera, #MapR and #Hortonworks.

The Hortonworks Connected Data Platforms

As part of the Big Data Platform Distributions week, I will have a closer look at the Hortonworks distribution. Hortonworks was founded in 2011 when 24 engineers from the original Hadoop team at Yahoo! formed Hortonworks. This included the founders Rob Bearden, Alan Gates, Arun Murthy, Devaraj Das, Mahadev Konar, Owen O’Malley, Sanjay Radia, and Suresh Srinivas. The name … Continue reading "The Hortonworks Connected Data Platforms"

The MapR Converged Data Platform

As part of the Big Data Platform Distributions week, I will have a closer look at the MapR distribution. Matt Mills current CEO (ex-Oracle) John Schroeder Executive Chairman & Founder John Schroeder founded MapR in 2009 and served as the company’s CEO until 2016. MapR offers their Converged Data Platform (CDP). The vision behind this platform is to offer … Continue reading "The MapR Converged Data Platform"

The Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

As part of the Big Data Platform Distributions week, I will have a closer look at the Cloudera distribution. Cloudera was founded in 2008 by a few people out of the Silicon Valley atmosphere: Christophe Bisciglia (Google) Amr Awadallah (Yahoo) Mike Olson (Oracle) Jeff Hammerbacher (Facebook) Also Doug Cutting, co-creator of Hadoop, joined the company in … Continue reading "The Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub"