Big data rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks have finalised their merger, creating a new open source player with ambitions to transform the enterprise data centre. The all-stock deal was valued at $5.2 billion when first announced in October but dropped to around $3 billion by the completion of the deal this

Cloudera is merging with its rival Hortonworks in an all-stock deal worth $5.2 billion. Cloudera shareholders will own 60 per cent of the combined company and Hortonworks shareholders will own the remaining 40 per cent. Both companies sell services around open-source platform Hadoop, helping companies manage the complex big data

Niall Keating, head of big data at Coles whose job is to modernise and simplify the supermarket giant’s information ecosystem, wants to see a rise in graduates with “hardcore software engineering skills.” Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program for senior executives lead by visiting US

San Francisco is the hottest spot in the world for Hadoop jobs, with more open roles than the next four cities combined, but New York pays better. Hadoop is the software framework that supports data-intensive distributed applications – which for the rest of us means it’s used to underpin seriously