Earlier today, Cloudera proudly released the Cloudera Connector for Tableau. The availability of this connector serves both Tableau users who are looking to expand the volume of datasets they manipulate and Hadoop users who want to enable analysts like Tableau users to make the data within Hadoop more meaningful. Enterprises can now extract the full value of big data and allow a new class of power users to interact with Hadoop data in ways they priorly could not.
Keeping with our release policy for Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH) I’m pleased to announce the availability of update 3 for CDH3. As a reminder, we ship updates for our most recent GA distribution every 3 months. Updates primarily include bug fixes but when possible we will also include features from our mid-term roadmap. We’ll only include new features when they do not introduce instability or break compatibility. As always, users have the option to skip updates without incurring any future upgrade cost.
When most people first hear about data science, it’s usually in the context of how prominent web companies work with very large data sets in order to predict clickthrough rates, make personalized recommendations, or analyze UI experiments. The solutions to these problems require expertise with statistics and machine learning, and so there is a general perception that data science is intimately tied to these fields. However, in my conversations at academic conferences and with Cloudera customers,
Cloudera users gain more choice, tighter Oracle integration. Cloudera partners gain increased validation of their platform choice.
Ed leads business development for Cloudera. He is responsible for identifying new markets, revenue opportunities and strategic alliances for the company.
Summary: Oracle has selected Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH) and Cloudera Manager software as core technologies on the Oracle Big Data Appliance,
2011 was a breakthrough year for Apache Hadoop as many more mainstream organizations large and small turned to Hadoop to manage and process Big Data, while enterprise software and hardware vendors have also made Hadoop a prominent part of their offerings. Big Data and Hadoop became synonymous in much of the enterprise discourse, and Big Data interest is not restricted to Big Companies.
Apache Hadoop Releases
Hadoop had three major releases in 2011: 1.0 (AKA 0.20.205.x),