Cask Blog

Jonathan Gray, Founder & CEO of Cask, is an entrepreneur and software engineer with a background in open source and data. Prior to Cask, he was at Facebook working on projects like Facebook Messages. At startup Streamy, Jonathan was an early adopter of Hadoop and HBase committer.





Cask and Cloudera: Partnering to enable developers on Hadoop

Today, we’re announcing a significant and unique partnership with Cloudera that includes a strategic investment from Cloudera in Cask, as well as a seat on our Strategic Advisory Board. I’m thrilled that Cloudera has the confidence in our company to take an ownership stake and even more excited that they will provide guidance and input … Read more


Strata + Hadoop World NYC 2014 Recap: Four Trends in Hadoop

The Cask team had a great and productive time at Strata + Hadoop World earlier this month in New York City! We are very optimistic about the robust growth in Hadoop adoption, increased participation from a broad range of developers and companies in many industries, and continued maturation in the early days of this technology. As … Read more


We are now Cask

Today we officially announced that Continuuity is changing our name to Cask. Since founding the company in 2011, we have been focused on providing developers in the Hadoop ecosystem with simple access to powerful technology. While we began with a proprietary software development and licensing model, we understood from the beginning that reaching developers and … Read more



HBaseCon: Moving Beyond the Core to Address Availability & Usability

Please note: Continuuity is now known as Cask, and Continuuity Reactor is now known as the Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP). We just wrapped HBaseCon 2014, the annual event for Apache HBase™ contributors, developers, and users. As in years past, this is one of the most technical conferences that we attend, and it’s really focused … Read more