Think Big Data Is All Hype? You’re Not Alone.

Maybe not so big?
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MapR Lands $30 Million Series C Led by Mayfield Fund

That brings the Hadoop vendor’s total funding raised to $59 million.
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Has Big Data Reached Its Moment of Disillusionment?

Big Data is hard.
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Mortar Data, Hadoop for the Rest of Us, Gets Seed Funding

A new player in the Hadoop Big Data ecosystem aims to make the software more readily usable by programmers.
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Hadoop Start-Up Cloudera Teams Up With Storage Player NetApp

Cloudera, the company best known for building a business around the open source big-data platform Hadoop, has teamed up with storage concern NetApp.
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Former Salesforce CTO Craig Weissman Joins Benchmark Capital

The “data guy” who helped build Salesforce.com wants to build his own company.
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Exclusive: Hadoop Companies Multiply as MapR Lands $20M in Funding

When there are big data jobs to be done, chances are a version of the open source data analysis platform Hadoop is involved. MapR is the latest company to try to make a profit helping other companies get the most out of it.
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Everyone Loves Hadoop, So Cloudera Makes It Easier to Manage

Name a Web company of any size doing anything reasonably complex with data, and chances are it’s using the open source software Hadoop. Cloudera, a start-up that aims to build a business around helping companies that run Hadoop, has some new stuff today.
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