Cask Blog

Actions in Cask Hydrator

Chris Lu

This summer as an intern at Cask, I had the opportunity to work on Cask Hydrator. Since its launch in 2015, Cask Hydrator has been a broadly used and important application on CDAP to help users easily build and run big data pipelines. I helped evolve Hydrator further by adding the Action function to it. … Read more



Cask Tracker Enhanced: Metadata Taxonomy and Data Usage Analytics in CDAP 3.5

Yue Gao and Riwaz Poudyal

Cask Tracker is a self-service CDAP Extension that automatically captures rich metadata and provides users with visibility into how data is flowing into, out of, and within a Data Lake. Tracker was first introduced in CDAP v3.4. Tracker v0.2 has just been released along with CDAP 3.5 and packs a ton of new features. Dataset … Read more


CDAP 3.5 – Enterprise Security, Drag-and-Drop Spark Streaming, and much more!

Sagar Kapare

I am very excited to announce the release of Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP) version 3.5. The focus for CDAP 3.5 is security, with a number of significant new capabilities added to the platform, in addition to major improvements to the Extensions, Cask Hydrator and Cask Tracker. CDAP 3.5 introduces authorization to the platform with … Read more




Announcing CDAP Release 3.4: Introducing Tracker, Next-gen Hydrator, Enhanced Spark support, and much more!

Rohit Sinha

I am very happy to announce the general availability of our flagship product, the Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP), version 3.4. This release introduces a fresh new look for Cask Hydrator, and improvements to it that extend beyond data ingestion use cases, such as building aggregations and performing data science on the ingested data. The … Read more


The Next Wave in Big Data – Data Hulk, Introducing Cask Hulk Hydrator

Big Data, Mobile and Cloud are the mega-trends of this decade. In order to realize the ultimate value of data, we at Cask have been conceptualizing and building a unique system that brings all these three mega-trends together. In the ecosystem of never-changing technologies of Mobile & Hadoop, you need internet-grade pipeline management system. At … Read more



Building Scalable Angular Apps Using Flux Architecture

Edwin Elia

Front-End Engineering has evolved significantly over the past couple of years. We have seen the rise and fall of JavaScript frameworks – and new frameworks are getting introduced every day. Among the contenders, Angular framework has become one of the most popular frameworks. With their $scope double-bind, you do not have to worry about syncing … Read more