Cask Blog

Andreas Neumann, Chief Architect, develops big data software at Cask and has previously done so at places that are known for massive scale. Prior to Cask, he was Chief Architect for Hadoop at Yahoo!, and he was previously a research engineer at Yahoo! and a search architect at IBM.


What is Hadoop, anyway?

Recently my co-worker Derek posted an article about which versions of Hadoop infrastructure components are included in the various distributions. One of the reactions was this tweet, questioning whether such things as HBase and Spark should be considered part of core Hadoop: Even though this tweet was purely about core Hadoop, it made me think … Read more