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Big data startup has had an executive shakeup, with its CEO stepping down to make way for former ArcSight CEO Tom Reilly.
Big data is a big trend right now, and Wibidata has raised $15 million to help businesses take advantage of it. Wibidata builds and sells big data applications that companies can use to uncover consumer insights and react in real time.
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London is heating up as an international hub of technology innovation in today’s round up of funding news.
Cloudera has pulled in $65 million in its fifth round of venture capital funding, bringing the company’s total funds to $140 million.
Cloudera’s new product, known as “Impala”, addresses many of the concerns that potential customers still have about Hadoop, namely that it does not integrate well with traditional business intelligence applications.
Editor’s Pick “Big data” isn’t just an enterprise trend. It’s a technological innovation that is already making a difference in your life. Here are ten companies who are helping define this emerging field.
Guest Post Big data has been the subject of a lot of hype lately. But that doesn’t mean it’s a fad; this movement is certainly here to stay. It is essentially the business of how we deal with the volume, variety, and velocity of data that is continuously accumulating around us. The idea is that we can learn quite a bit more about ourselves (both as consumers and enterprises) by sifting through all of the data that surrounds us. We’re now entering the formative years of Big Data being the fifth technology wave (mainframes, PCs, Internet, and social media being the previous four). And just as with every wave before it, your business is going to have to figure out the fundamental opportunities and challenges before you can make Big Data work for you:
Apache Hadoop-focused management service Cloudera has considerably updated its Cloudera Enterprise software and will begin offering a free version of Cloudera Manager that startups can use, the company announced this morning.
Venture firm Accel Partners has carved out a $100 million “big data” fund to invest in companies focused on building new IT infrastructure or on applications than run on that new infrastructure.
Apache Hadoop-based management service Cloudera has raised a new $40 million funding round, just ahead of its Hadoop World 2011 conference tomorrow.
Cloudera, a maker of data-management software, has released an update for its enterprise software that will allow system administrators to quickly deploy applications based on the Hadoop software architecture.