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


Organisations are beginning to ‘listen’ to unstructured data found in texts which was previously deemed boring or irrelevant to provide insights, says Evan Harridge, founder of Immersive. Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program for senior executives lead by visiting US subject matter expert Courtney Hunt

Hadoop industry leader and big data specialist Hortonworks is explanding its Australian presence as local corporates upgrade their investment in data science and data decision making. Hadoop, for the uninitiated,  is an open source platform for big data, that companies like Hortonworks wrap their services around. The company has established