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Cloudera Refreshes Commercial Hadoop Suite

Hadoop's having a big week. The open source project, which provides for the management of vast data sets, saw backer Yahoo bring out a new edition of Hadoop. So did commercial vendor Cloudera.

Version 3 of Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop, as it's known, offers a new enterprise edition. Additionally, some features that had been closed are now open sourced with Cloudera's new Hadoop release. Datamation has the details.


The open source Hadoop project is all about providing the ability to manage and understand large datasets. Yahoo, which uses Hadoop to manage 120 terabytes of data per day, this week released a new version of their edition of Hadoop, but they weren't the only ones with a new Hadoop release this week.

Commercial Hadoop vendor Cloudera this week announced Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop (CDH) version 3, including some technologies that were previous closed source. In addition to the new version of CDH, Cloudera is announcing a new Enterprise version of its Hadoop distribution, providing additional usability and management features for enterprise users.

Read the full story at Datamation:
Commercializing Hadoop with Cloudera Enterprise