Vendors Pile on Big Data News at Strata

Posted September 29, 2016 By Sean Michael Kerner     FeedbackCloudera, Pentaho and Alation are among vendors making Big Data announcements at this week’s Strata event. Vendors big and small are making news at this week’s Strata + Hadoop event as they try to expand their portion of the Big Data market. Cloudera highlighted a trio of Apache Software Foundation (ASF) projects to which it contributes. Among them is Spark 2.0, which benefits from a new Dataset API that offers the promise of better usability and performance as well as new machine learning libraries. “Cloudera was the first vendor to offer a commercially supported version of Apache Spark in our Big Data platform,” Mike Olson, Cloudera’s founder and chief strategy officer, said in a statement. “In the years since then,…


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