The Mid Week News 03/04/2019 edit   discuss  

Some bigish releases this week. Let’s delve into the news…

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

Other technology news:

  • Cloudera have announced Cloudera DataFlow (their new name for HDF), with a couple of new products - link
  • MapR have announced key new features in their next MapR Converged Data Platform release, including support for Spark and Drill on Kubernetes, and support for their filesystem as a Kubernetes persistent volume - announcement; blog post; The Register; ZDNet
  • Cloudera’s annual report is out, and The Register have their summary - link
  • Datanami have an interview with Doug Cutting - link
  • From The Morning Paper - Calvin - fast distributed transactions for partitioned database systems - link
  • Azure Blob Storage lifecycle management is generally available - link
  • Also on Azure Blob Storage, high performance block blobs are now aailable across all storage tiers - link
  • Amazon have announced a new Glacier Deep Storage storage class for Amazon S3 - link
  • CVE-2019-0212 - Apache HBase 2.x incorrectly applied Kerberos authorization to users of the HBase REST server