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Hadoop looks more promising than ever after Intel’s big Cloudera deal

Wed 23 Apr 2014

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Jordan Novet discusses the increasing potential of Hadoop software in IT infrastructure, particularly in the financial, healthcare, retail and start-up sectors. Although not as popular as rival Oracle, Novet suggests the technology is well on its way to competing with the giant – a prediction supported by the news of Cloudera’s latest fundings, including a ‘hefty investment from Intel.’

“I’d say every Fortune 5000 or Global 5000 enterprise already has a Hadoop cluster,” Tom Reilly, chief executive of Hadoop distribution vendor Cloudera, told VentureBeat last month.

And that was before news hit about Cloudera’s monstrous $900 million funding round, which included a hefty investment from Intel.

With deals like that, Hadoop is becoming more visible.”

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