Analyzing Human Genomes with Apache Hadoop

Categories: General

Every day, we hear about people doing amazing things with Apache Hadoop. The variety of applications across industries is clear evidence that Hadoop is radically changing the way data is processed at scale. To drive that point home, we’re excited to host a guest blog post from the University of Maryland’s Michael Schatz. Michael and his team have built a system using Hadoop that drives the cost of analyzing a human genome below $100 —

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Introducing Cloudera Desktop

Categories: General

Today at Hadoop World NYC, we’re announcing the availability of Cloudera Desktop, a unified and extensible graphical user interface for Hadoop. The product is free to download and can be used with either internal clusters or clusters running on public clouds.

At Cloudera, we’re focused on making Hadoop easy to install, configure, manage, and use for all organizations. While there exist many utilities for developers who work with Hadoop,

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CDH2: Testing Release now with Pig, Hive, and HBase

Categories: General Hadoop HBase HDFS Hive MapReduce Pig Testing

At the beginning of September, we announced the first release of CDH2, our current testing repository. Packages in our testing repository are recommended for people who want more features and are willing to upgrade as bugs are worked out. Our testing packages pass unit and functional tests but will not have the same “soak time” as our stable packages. A testing release represents a work in progress that will eventually be promoted to stable.

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Apache HBase Available in CDH2

Categories: Community General Hadoop HBase

One of the more common requests we receive from the community is to package Apache HBase with Cloudera’s Distribution for Apache Hadoop. Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of work on making Cloudera’s packages easy to use, and recently, the HBase team has pitched in to help us deliver compatible HBase packages. We’re pretty excited about this, and we’re looking forward to your feedback. A big thanks to Andrew Purtell, a Senior Architect at TrendMicro and HBase Contributor,

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