Cask Blog

Sreevatsan Raman is the Head of Engineering at Cask where he is driving the company's engineering initiatives. Prior to Cask, Sree designed and implemented big data infrastructure at Klout and Yahoo!

Better collaboration and productivity: Cloud-based software development at Cask

Over the last few years, the popularity of cloud-based software development has risen dramatically, along with the need for sharing development assets and resources within and across organizations. Containers and open source have simplified the sharing and cloning of code and entire dev/test environments, taking efficiency, collaboration and productivity of product engineering organization to new … Read more


Overcoming Big Data Integration Challenges

Enterprise challenges Hadoop has emerged as the leading technology to solve a number of big data use cases. However, enterprises needing to solve their business problems often need to piece together different technologies to build a solution. Each component in the Hadoop technology stack is infrastructure focused and purpose-built to solve a unique set of … Read more


Introducing CDAP Cloud Sandbox for Microsoft Azure

Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP) is a platform-agnostic unified integration platform that allows users to run, manage and deploy big data applications independent of distros on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid environment. We recently announced the availability of Cloud Sandbox for AWS,  and in order to continue to give our customers and users … Read more





Efficient Use of Hadoop Cluster with YARN Capacity Scheduler

As organizations see an increase in Hadoop adoption, there is a spike in both the number of jobs that are run on a Hadoop cluster, as well as the number of tenants utilizing the cluster. Effectively utilizing a Hadoop cluster becomes important from an administration perspective. Consolidating data and allowing multiple tenants to share a … Read more


Behind the scenes: Hacking our way to success

Please note: Continuuity is now known as Cask, and Continuuity Reactor is now known as the Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP). Building a platform that no one has created before is a big challenge. We break this huge effort into a continuous cadence of platform releases that are delivered to production frequently. Before every release … Read more