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An in-depth guide to turning a product into an open source project

One occasionally runs into a company trying to build an open source project out of an existing product. This is a nuanced problem. This is not a company that owns a project published under an open source license trying to also ship a product of the same name (e.g. Docker, MySQL), but the situation shares many of the same problems. Neither is this a company building products out of open source projects to which they contribute but don't control (e.g. Red Hat's RHEL). This is a company with an existing product revenue stream trying to create a project out of the product...

Broad Institute to Release Genome Analysis Toolkit 4 (GATK4) as Open Source Resource to Accelerate Research

Press Release | Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard | May 24, 2017

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard will release version 4 of the industry-leading Genome Analysis Toolkit under an open source software license. The software package, designated GATK4, contains new tools and rebuilt architecture. It is available currently as an alpha preview on the Broad Institute's GATK website, with a beta release expected in mid-June. Broad engineers announced the upgrade, as well as the decision to release the tool as an open source product, at Bio-IT World today...

Cloudera

Cloudera delivers the leading modern platform for machine learning and advanced analytics built on the latest open source technologies. The world's leading organizations trust Cloudera to help solve their most challenging business problems with Cloudera Enterprise, the fastest, easiest and most secure data platform available for the modern world.

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Cloudera And VMware Work Together To Accelerate Enterprise Use Of Hadoop In Virtual And Cloud Environments

Press Release | VMware, Cloudera | May 22, 2013

Cloudera and VMware today announced that Cloudera Enterprise is now certified to run on VMware vSphere®. Read More »

Cloudera Becomes Founding Member of Lockheed Martin Healthcare Technology Alliance

Press Release | Cloudera | August 3, 2015

Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced it has joined a new healthcare technology alliance formed by Lockheed Martin. This alliance seeks to combine the expertise of leading health IT providers, medical technology companies, and academic institutions to advance public health.The members of the Lockheed Martin Healthcare Technology Alliance will collaborate on technology solutions that help improve care in rapidly evolving and growing areas of health technology, such as those that...

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Cloudera Chief Scientist Jeff Hammerbacher Teams With Mount Sinai School of Medicine to Solve Medical Challenges Using Big Data

Press Release | Cloudera, The Mount Sinai Medical Center | July 3, 2012

Cloudera...today announced that Cloudera Cofounder and Chief Scientist Jeff Hammerbacher will be leading a revolutionary project with Mount Sinai School of Medicine to apply the power of Cloudera's Big Data platform to critical problems in predicting and understanding the process and treatment of disease. Read More »

Cloudera Contributing to President’s Precision Medicine Initiative

Press Release | Cloudera | February 25, 2016

Precision medicine promises to revolutionize healthcare: to improve diagnosis, to target treatment, and to deliver better care. Living up to that promise requires collaboration and analysis of large amounts of complex data from many sources, privately and securely. Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, today announced it will support President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) by providing training and software, and will collaborate with academic and government research institutions doing non-commercial work on the use of data and analytics for healthcare. 

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Cloudera Democratizes Apache Hadoop For Enterprise End Users With Open Source, Interactive Search

Press Release | Cloudera | June 4, 2013

Latest Offering From Leading Big Data Vendor Extends the Capabilities of Hadoop, Offering Easy and Familiar Access to Data for Increased Visibility and Quicker Time to Insight Read More »

Cloudera Demos Open Source Precision Medicine and Healthcare Enterprise Data Hub at HIMSS16

Press Release | Cloudera | February 25, 2016

As the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2016 theme implies -- “transforming health through IT” -- healthcare organizations are increasingly focused on taking advantage of big data to personalize the patient experience and improve clinical outcomes. Cloudera’s commitment to this effort was exemplified this morning, when the company annunced its contributions to President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). By implementing Cloudera Enterprise, healthcare organizations are better equipped to deliver precision medicine with a modern data platform that facilitates information sharing across silos while remaining HIPAA-compliant...

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Cloudera Unveils Open Source Workbench to Accelerate Data Science and Machine Learning

Press Release | Cloudera | May 1, 2017

Cloudera, Inc., the provider of the leading modern platform for machine learning and advanced analytics built on the latest open source technologies, announced the general availability of the Cloudera Data Science Workbench, its self-service tool for data scientists. The workbench, announced in beta at Strata+Hadoop World San Jose 2017, enables fast, easy and secure self-service data science for the enterprise. "We are entering the golden age of machine learning and it's all about the data. However, data scientists continue to struggle to build and test new analytics projects as fast as they would like, particularly in large scale environments," said Charles Zedlewski, senior vice president, Products at Cloudera.

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Cloudera's Open Source Codeathon Project with Bay Area Discovery Museum

Cloudera Cares is a group of employees at Cloudera who give back to the community through philanthropic activities. Alison Yu helps lead Cloudera Cares and the Bay Area Discovery Museum partnership, a project coders will be able to contribute to while at Grace Hopper's Open Source Day codeathon this year. The Bay Area Discovery Museum focuses on igniting and advancing creative thinking for all children, which are skill sets that Alison believes are crucial for all children to develop well. As a native of the Bay Area, she also thinks it's important that the tech community give back locally...

Coopetition: All's Fair in Love and Open Source

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL. MongoDB vs. Cassandra. Solr vs. Elasticsearch. ReactJS vs. AngularJS. If you have an open source project that you are passionate about, chances are a competing project exists and is doing similar things, with users as passionate as yours. Despite the "we're all happily sharing our code" vibe that many individuals in open source love to project, open source business, like any other, is filled with competition. Unlike other business models, however, open source presents unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to competition...

Docker And The Rise Of Open Source

Aaref Hilaly | LinkedIn | November 18, 2014

There’s never been a phenomenon like Docker. Eighteen months ago, the company took its core technology, which enables IT people to move software easily between different machines by enclosing it in “containers”, and made it open source...

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Ex-Vertica CEO: Hadoop Is Pulling The Rug From Under The Database Industry

Derrick Harris | GigaOM | November 2, 2013

Venture capitalist Chris Lynch has disrupted the database industry before as CEO of Vertica Systems, but now he’s watching Hadoop take it to the next level. Here are his thoughts on the challenges legacy vendors face and who’s positioned to ride the big data wave. Read More »

Google’s Mind-Blowing Big-Data Tool Grows Open Source Twin

Cade Metz | Wired | August 21, 2012

[Mike] Olson is the CEO of a Valley startup called Cloudera, and [John] Schroeder is the boss at MapR, a conspicuous Cloudera rival. Both outfits deal in Hadoop — a sweeping open source software platform based on data center technologies that underpinned the rise of Google’s web-dominating search engine — but in building their particular businesses, the two startups approached Hadoop from two very different directions... Read More »