Have you connected with Cloudera ? – are you one of their partners yet, because
this is a win-win for us all.
- REPLAY the Oracle & Cloudera webcast (from Friday, May 29 ) - Rapidly Unlock the Value of Big Data for
Oracle has a close
partnership with Cloudera in that we resell their Hadoop version on our
engineered platform, the Big Data Appliance. Additionally we obviously therefore target our big data software stack
(e.g. Big Data Discovery, Big Data SQL, Connectors, ODI, ...) to run on Cloudera,
as well as on Apache Hadoop and some of the other vendors.
If you had not
noticed yet, Hadoop is growing really fast, and Cloudera has the lion’s share
of this market: e.g. read this analyst
“According to Cloudera’s CEO, Tom Reilly, Cloudera’s
strategic decision to provide proprietary solutions in an open-source market
paid off when Cloudera earned more than $100 million in revenues in 2014, which
is more than double the revenues of Hortonworks and MapR.”
You may also have
noticed that Intel announced a substantial equity investment
in Cloudera ($740 million): and Intel works closely with Oracle on our
engineered platforms, including the Big Data Appliance.
Training your people
in Hadoop is critical to our combined success in this market, and Cloudera leads the
market in high quality Hadoop courses, plus see the Cloudera
Product Webinars tutorials and Training
Webinars. Oracle will of course
invest in training our partners on our specific product offerings for Big Data,
but for a generic understanding of the base platform, I suggest you plug into
Cloudera’s education programmes. They
also have a certification programme so you can Become
a Cloudera Certified Big Data Professional.
If you need an
introduction, please contact me (Mike.Hallett@Oracle.com
) or Cloudera’s EMEA Partner Director, Jonathan Cooper @ firstname.lastname@example.org.