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7/24/2014
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HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet

HP joins Intel, Google Capital in investing big on Hadoop, taking a stake in Hortonworks while deepening integrations with its platform.

HP's HAVEn architecture.
HP's HAVEn architecture.

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D. Henschen
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7/24/2014 | 12:45:37 PM
Does GE belong on this list?
I hesitated to put GE on the same list with Intel, Google Capital, and HP because its investment in Pivotal has a lot more going on -- like cloud and next-era development -- than just Hadoop. But it was an investment in the idea that the data-management layer is changing and that Hadoop is a cornerstone of that new architecture. What's your take?
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