Google wants to show the world how sexy cluster management really is

A partnership between Google and Mesosphere further’s Google’s strategy to sell the world on its way of automating applications and resources. Cluster management is important — even sexy when wrapped in the lore of Google or Facebook — and now Google claims it’s easier than ever.

The data center demands of selling Hadoop have Cloudera eyeing the cloud

Big data vendor Cloudera is no Google when it comes to data center footprint, but the cost and complexity of its infrastructure are growing with each passing year. Cloudera VP of engineering Peter Cooper-Ellis explains how better data centers and cloud computing help ease the burden.