Hadoop pioneer cloudera wants to reposition itself away from the borse

Hadoop pioneer cloudera wants to reposition itself away from the borse

For around 5.3 billion us dollars, cloudera, the last remaining provider of a commercial hadoop distribution, is to be sold to the two private equity firms kkr (kohlberg kravis roberts) and clayton, dubilier rice. Thus, the company will only take a good two years after his ipo from the borse back to the art as a private company supported by the two investors to promote product-oriented growth again and to extinguish addressable market potentials as it is for sale in official envision.

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Cloudera-ceo rob bearden is evidenced in the opinion that the expected sale of his company is expected to benefit not only to the shareholders, which, with $ 16, per share, a whereaith of almost 25 percent of the recent boron course of the cloudera to receive papers, but also help the big-data specialist in the implementation of his long-term corporate strategy. Cloudera wants to position itself as a leading analytics provider, which in hybrid cloud environments cover the complete data lifecycle – according to the motto "edge to ai".

Under this slogan clououda already had the in october 2018 as "equal" concentration confirmed fusion with the hadoop pioneer hortonworks. With bonded power, a ugregular open source platform should be created, on the corporate customers iot streaming applications, data engineering, cloud-native data warehousing and ki-and ml applications can use both hybrids and multi-cloud deployments. Further support cloudera hoped for a strategic partnership with ibm, which aimed for expansion of customer circles.

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France: the view of the poor is hardening

According to a study, support for the welfare state is wobbling considerably

In the past, times of crisis had strengthened the sympathy of the french with the poorer, but since 2008 the opposite has been observed: solidarity is diminishing alarmingly, the view of the poorer is hardening, reports the french research center for the observation of living conditions (centre de recherche pour l’etude et l’observation des conditions de vie, credoc).

The basis of the commentary by research director jorg muller, which is laced with bitter tones, are figures from a study presented yesterday.

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Existence of aliens more and more probable

Almost weekly astronomers discover new planets outside our solar system

No, so far no cosmogram with an extraterrestrial sender, no intelligent beep from the depths of space has been received. So far, the radio astronomers of the seti projects (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) scattered all over the world have not yet been able to fish an interplanetary message in a bottle out of the cosmic ocean. For forty years they have been scanning the sky for extraterrestrial radio signals of intelligent origin. But the antennas of the more than 60 launched seti projects could only detect the noise of the background radiation or the pulsation of the neutron stars – nothing else. Nevertheless, the optimism of the seti detectives is still unbroken.

Existence of aliens more and more probable

So also with dr. Jill tarter, the head of the phoenix project, currently the roughest seti program: "there is a real chance; it could work out. With all our crowds we have already chilled champagne." although no champagne has been poured yet, seti scientists have already popped champagne corks several times in view of the discovery of extrasolar planets. This probably for the first time, when michel mayor and didier queloz of the geneva observatory discovered the first planet of a not yet extinct sun at the star 51 pegasi and confirmed at the same time a decades-old seti postulate, which is also a central factor of the legendary drake equation. What had previously been pure speculation suddenly became a certainty: planetary systems in the depths of space are the rule.

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Ford introduces powershift-dkg in us small cars

Ford introduces powershift-dkg in us small cars

Hanover, 26. January 2009 – until not so long ago, there were clear regional preferences when it came to choosing a transmission. While most north americans prefer an automatic transmission, and some have little use for a manual transmission, manual shifting still dominates in europe. In asia, cvt transmissions (among other transmission types) are particularly popular because they offer a lot of "shifting comfort" at a reasonable price, which makes them ideal for "mega-cities.

Trend reversal in the usa
after several years of increasing popularity of the dual clutch transmission (dct) in germany and europe, driven by volkswagen, this trend now seems to be spilling over to america even faster than expected. Since the fuel price crisis in the first half of 2008, the focus has shifted there, too: what is needed are transmissions that are comfortable as usual but also help save fuel. The dkg currently combines comfort and efficiency in the best way. Because a cvt is more inefficient (especially when transmitting high torques), the automated manual transmission is less comfortable and an "economical" torque converter automatic is more expensive.

Ford usa announced a few days ago that dual-clutch transmissions will be used in the "small car segment" there starting in 2010. The internal designation for the dkg at ford is "powershift", just like here in germany. In europe, the powershift transmissions are already in use at ford and its subsidiary volvo, supplied by transmission specialist getrag, which, incidentally, is closely linked to the carmaker via the joint venture getrag ford transmissions.

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The less stressful stress test

Following the u.S. Model, only one stress test was to be simulated in the eu, because the main aim was to calm the markets with acceptable results

Spanish prime minister jose luis rodriguez zapatero initiated the so-called stress test for the banking landscape in europe. He wanted to dispel rumors that spain is on the brink of bankruptcy and doubts about the spanish banking system. Instead of putting the banks through their paces, they tested in a way that would produce the desired result throughout the eu. So all governments could report full. Only 7 out of 91 institutions audited failed. The fact that five of them are spanish savings banks should not reare zapatero. In germany, surprisingly, all the struggling landesbanken passed as well. Only the hypo real estate (hre) is expected to fail. Since they have had a state guarantee for a long time anyway, hardly any negative reactions from the market are to be expected. With atebank, a bank in greece also failed the test.

The usa has shown how to subject the banking system to a so-called stress test, which does not really deserve the name (the stress test for the us banks). The criteria were already so lax in the usa that, for example, a maximum unemployment rate of 8.9% was amed in the worst-case scenario. But soon the rate was also officially above 10% and still stands at 9.5%, despite strong growth in the u.S.A. Unemployment is responsible for countless loan defaults, which is why the death of banks is by no means over. After a record in 2009, this will most likely be broken in 2010. In the current year, the federal deposit insurance corporation (fdic) has already had to close 96 banks. In the entire previous year, the figure was 140. In contrast, in the year before the stress test there were 25 and in the year before the financial crisis only 3. It was no surprise, for example, when the wall street journal reported on a "not so stressful test" and the financial times deutschland of a "smear campaign" spoke ("the entire banking system is insolvent").

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Eu commission pladates for economical trucks

Eu commission pladates for economical trucks

For the first time, the eu commission also wants to specify binding targets for lowering the carbon dioxide values for trucks to advance climate protection. This reported the economic week before the commission’s planned decision on wednesday (16. May 2018). Accordingly, the co2 value for new trucks from 2019 to 2025 should fall by 15 percent, by 2030 by a total of 30 percent. In 2022, the target should be checked.

The emissions are today 19 percent of the values of 1990, argues the eu commission. Despite the progress in the engines no ruckle is, is above all the fact that today many consumers now order their goods on the internet. In addition, europe has grown together – the exchange of goods transversely through the continent is only possible through the political umbreeches and decisions such as the schengen agreement.

In addition, the goods traffic is increasingly shifted from the rail to the strain. The attempt to make this trend with a truck toll to make way to be seen as failed. To reduce the emissions of good deals, are currently running attempts to supply trucks over overhead lines with electricity. Whether the idea of building a second electricity infrastructure besides the train, ultimately interspersed, must show itself.

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