2019: A Big Data Year in Review – Part Two

In part one of this series, we covered some of the biggest news events of the year to cross Datanami’s pages. We pick up where we left off and bring you up to date with the year’s biggest stories through the end of 2019.

Hadoop’s troubles came to a head in the spring, when MapR Technologies warned that it may have to shut down operations as a result of slow sales and Cloudera’s CEO resigned following poor first-quarter results. MapR would go on to be acquired in a fire sale by HPE in August, while Cloudera would soldier on. Cloudera’s stock (NYSE: CLDR) has recovered from the drop this spring, but it’s still 50% below its all-time high.

Author: Alex Woodie

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