Cloudera CEO: Come to me with apps, I’ll get you money

Hadoop is a great platform for storing and processing data, but it needs applications to make it truly valuable. At Structure:Data, Cloudera CEO Mike Olson discussed the dearth of pro analytics apps using Hadoop, and invited the startups building them to come to him for money.

What You Didn’t Know About Cloudera

There are a few widespread misconceptions about Cloudera, the promising, well-funded Burlingame, Calif.-based startup that offers services, training and support for the open-source software framework Hadoop. At least that’s what I found out during a talk earlier today with the company’s CEO, Mike Olson.