Category Archives: Hadoop

The End of Big Data and the Beginning of Big Data AI

In December 2014, I asked whether we were at the beginning of “the end of the Hadoop bubble.” I kept updating my Hadoop bubble watch (here and here) through the much-hyped IPOs of Hortonworks and Cloudera. The question was whether an open-source … Continue reading

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AI will Eclipse Hadoop, Says Forrester

When you start a revolution, you need to go public before the next revolution starts. Hadoop used to be the “revolutionary” technology behind the “big data” revolution but it has now been buried deep by deep learning, at least as … Continue reading

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Self-Service Business Intelligence On Hadoop

AtScale announced on May 16, 2016, that it has raised $11 million in a Series B round, bringing its total funding to date to $20 million.  The round was led Comcast Ventures, with participation from UMC, AME Ventures, Storm Ventures … Continue reading

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The Hadoop Bubble Quivers As Hortonworks Misses

Last month, Hortonworks announced quarterly results for the first time as a public company and they came below expectations. It had revenues of $12.7 million (up 55% year-over-year), but average Wall Street estimates were $13.42 million. Similarly, Wall Street expected … Continue reading

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The day the Hadoop bubble started to quiver

After a bubble peaks, we look back at the year or two before the crash and say “what were we thinking?” The term originated with the South Sea Bubble which peaked in 1720 when the share price of the South … Continue reading

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Doug Cutting on Hadoop, October 2014 (Video)

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Great Introduction to Hadoop (Video)

Adam Shook at the SpringOne2GX 2013 in Santa Clara, CA

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