The Mid Week News 24/10/2018 edit  

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to catch up on the news…

Technology updates (details are on the relevant technology pages):

Other technology news:

  • There’s more views on the Cloudera - Hortonworks merger, this time with a more negative view, including a post from MapR brilliantly titled “Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right” - MapR; Bloor Research; Datanami
  • Teradata have been talking about their new strategy and there’s commentry - ZDNet; Datanami
  • And a view on SAP, this time from The Register - link
  • The Register have a summary of the latest Gartner Object and Distributed File Storage Magic Quadrant - link
  • This was interesting - from Cloudera a post on the work they do to manage and rationalise third party library dependancies in Hadoop - link
  • More InfoQ, then best practices for deploying Kafka - link
  • There’s a big post on the internals of Pravega, the Kafka challenger - link
  • And HDInsight now supports caching of object storage using the RubiX framework open sourced by Qubole - link