Category Archives: Careers

My Summer Internship at Cloudera

Categories: Careers General

This post was written by Daniel Jackoway following his internship at Cloudera during the summer of 2011.

When I started my internship at Cloudera, I knew almost nothing about systems programming or Apache Hadoop, so I had no idea what to expect. The most important lesson I learned is that structured data is great as long as it is perfect, with the addendum that it is rarely perfect.

My project was to develop a unified view of our customer data.

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Cloudera in The Cube with Silicon Angle TV at Strata Conference 2011

Categories: Careers Community General Hadoop

The consensus from the Cloudera attendees of the O’Reilly Strata Conference last week was that the data-focused conference was nearly pitch perfect for the data scientist, practitioners and enthusiast who attended the event. It was filled with educational and sometimes entertaining sessions, provided ample time for mingling with vendors and attendees and was well run in general.

One of the cool activities happening at the conference was live streaming video brought to us from the good folks at SiliconAngle.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2010

Categories: Careers Community General

We blogged about 104 different topics in 2010 and we recently decided to take a look back and see what folks were most interested in reading.  The topics that were featured ranged from Cloudera’s Distribution for Apache Hadoop technical updates (CDH3b3 being the most recent) to highlighting upcoming Hadoop related events and activities to sharing practical insights for implementing Hadoop. We also featured a number of guest blog posts.

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Cloudera Fun & Frightful Halloween Festivities

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Here at Cloudera we embraced the holiday spirit with the light heartedness that is Halloween by hosting several activities including an engineering hack-a-thon, a hack-a-pumpkin-a-thon, and a costume competition.

Cloudera Corporate & a chicken, aka Cloudera engineers at their finest.


Hadoop came and joined the festivities dressed in a very realistic pumpkin costume. To keep Hadoop’s pumpkin costume up to earthquake code specifications,

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