Author Archives: Mike Olson

Mike Olson

About Mike Olson

Mike is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cloudera. He co-founded the company in 2008 with Amr Awadallah, Jeff Hammerbacher and Christophe Bisciglia.

Welcoming Claudia Juech as Executive Director for the Cloudera Foundation

Categories: Corporate

At Cloudera, we believe that data makes things that are impossible today, possible tomorrow. We’ve seen that happen over and over again among our customers. Factory equipment and fleets of vehicles connect, by the cloud, to systems that monitor them and warn in advance of pending failure, allowing problems to be solved before they happen.…

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Fast Forward!

Categories: Corporate Data Science Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are topics of serious interest among mainstream enterprises these days. This isn’t new. Cloudera’s customers have been building AI applications on our modern platform for machine learning and analytics for years, and we have hundreds of large enterprises in production with those applications today. Momentum is building, though.…

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Ask me anything.

Categories: Events

Cloudera is eight; Apache Hadoop is ten. Big data has gone from zero to how-did-that-happen huge. The bestiary is bigger than ever, too: new projects like Apache Kudu, Apache Impala (incubating), Apache Kafka and Apache Spark define the future of big data and analytics, extending the core Hadoop platform to handle streaming, real-time and advanced…

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