Ed Albanese leads business development for Cloudera. He is responsible for identifying new markets, revenue opportunities and strategic alliances for the company.
This weeks announcement about the availability of the Cloudera Connector for IBM Netezza is the achievement of a major milestone, but not necessarily the one you might expect. Its not just the delivery of a useful software component; its also the introduction of a new generation of data management architectures.
Bala Venkatrao is the director of product management at Cloudera.
I had the pleasure of attending Enzee Universe 2011 User Conference this week (June 20-22) in Boston. The conference was very well organized and was attended by well over 1000+ attendees, many of whom lead the Data Warehouse/Data Management functions for their companies. This was Netezzas largest conference so far in seven years. Netezza is known for enterprise data warehousing,
I recently gave a talk at the LA Hadoop User Group about Apache HBase Do’s and Don’ts. The audience was excellent and had very informed and well articulated questions. Jody from Shopzilla was an excellent host and I owe him a big thanks for giving the opportunity to speak with over 60 LA Hadoopers. Since not everyone lives in LA or could make it to the meetup, I’ve summarized some of the salient points here.
I am very pleased to announce the general availability of Cloudera’s Distribution including Apache Hadoop, version 3. We’ve been working on this release for more than a year — our initial beta release was on March 24 of 2010, and we’ve made a number of enhancements to the software in the intervening months. This release is the culmination of that long process. It includes the hard work of the broad Apache Hadoop community and the entire team here at Cloudera.
On Monday, we held our second Flume Office Hours at Cloudera HQ in Palo Alto. The intent was to meet informally, to talk about what’s new, to answer questions, and to get feedback from the community to help prioritize features for future releases.
Below is the slide deck from Flume Office Hours:
This time we had an online presense for folks to participate from remote locations.