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How much is Hadoop worth? For Google, $80 million

With Google's $80 million, MapR gets a chance to expand, and Google can hoard the rewards

Why Google Cloud Dataflow is no Hadoop killer

Google's new data processing service may look like it's designed to lure users away from Hadoop, but its focus is more selective

Straight talk on Apache Spark -- and why you should care

Apache Spark is not the 'speedy Swiss army knife,' but it could be the ticket for getting faster answers from your Hadoop cluster

Why run SQL on NoSQL? Speed, says Splice Machine

Splice Machine, makers of a RDBMS solution for Hadoop, claims it can outperform conventional databases that need both scale and speed

The rise and fall of Heartbleed hysteria

The OpenSSL flaw is serious, but the four horsemen of the apocalypse aren't coming for the Internet -- or your smartphone

LucidWorks, Hortonworks team up to be Hadoop's search engine

LucidWorks Solr joins with the Hortonworks Data Platform as part of a plan to better enable Hadoop for search

Hortonworks and Pivotal vie for Hadoop dominance

The companies' new releases offer radically different ways of making Hadoop a useful enterprise tool

Sony, Panasonic develop 300GB optical discs for enterprise storage

Discs based on the format will last decades longer than magnetic tapes and hard drives, the companies said

Custom server market grows at expense of Dell, HP

Server market revenue declines in the fourth quarter, but white-box server makers such as Quanta and Inventec thrive

US seeks information on industry ability to hold bulk phone data

The government is exploring third-party alternatives for holding the phone metadata

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