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Improving Hotel Search: Apache Hadoop @ Orbitz Worldwide

Categories: General Guest Hadoop Hive

This post was contributed by Jonathan Seidman from Orbitz. Jonathan is a Lead Engineer on the Intelligent Marketplace/Machine Learning team at Orbitz Worldwide . You can hear more from Jonathan at Hadoop World October 12th in NYC.

Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) is composed of a global portfolio of online consumer travel brands including Orbitz, Cheaptickets, The Away Network, ebookers and HotelClub, Additionally, the company operates business-to-business service: Orbitz Worldwide Distribution provides third parties such as Amtrak,

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Rackspace’s OpenStack shows the way for public cloud vendors

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Ed Albanese leads business development for Cloudera. He is responsible for identifying new markets, revenue opportunities and strategic alliances for the company.

Rackspace’s OpenStack announcement is an important step in expanding the utility of public clouds. It will push other cloud vendors to stop “forking around” and enable the standards customers are actually using. Rackspace’s move is a win for consumers and for Rackspace – it creates the opportunity to run industry standard software in truly optimized ways.

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What’s New in CDH3b2: Apache HBase

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Over the last two years, Cloudera has helped a great number of customers achieve their business objectives on the Apache Hadoop platform. In doing so, we’ve confirmed time and time again that HDFS and MapReduce provide an incredible platform for batch data analysis and other throughput-oriented workloads. However, these systems don’t inherently provide subsecond response times or allow random-access updates to existing datasets. Apache HBase, one of the new components in CDH3b2, addresses these limitations by providing a real time access layer to data on the Hadoop platform.

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CDH3 and Cloudera Enterprise

Categories: General

Today’s a big day for us at Cloudera. We’re announcing, as part of our activity at Hadoop Summit, two major new releases that we believe substantially advance Apache Hadoop for both the open source community and our enterprise customers.

First, we’re announcing a new release of Cloudera’s Distribution for Hadoop – CDH3 Beta 2. This release, built on more than a year and a half of extensive engagement with real customers in the market,

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Highlights from the First Hadoop Contributors Meeting

Categories: General Hadoop HDFS MapReduce

While the vast majority of the Hadoop development discussion takes place on the Apache Jira and various project mailing lists, it’s often useful to meet face to face for high bandwidth discussion. To that end, Facebook hosted the first Apache Hadoop contributors meeting yesterday at their campus in Palo Alto. Cloudera, Facebook, Yahoo! and the Apache HBase team were well-represented.

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