Cloudera vs VMware

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Cloudera
Based on 48 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1387 reviews.
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Overview
Cloudera Inc. is an American-based software company that provides Apache Hadoop-based software, support and services, and training to business customers. Cloudera's open-source Apache Hadoop distribution, CDH, targets enterprise-class deployments of that technology. Cloudera says that more than 50% of its engineering output is donated upstream to the various Apache-licensed open source projects that combine to form the Hadoop platform. Cloudera is also a sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation.VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. Greene and Rosenblum, who are married, first met while at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sample Customers
Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop: 37signals, Adconion,adgooroo, Aggregate Knowledge, AMD, Apollo Group, Blackberry, Box, BT, CSC
Hortonworks Data Platform: Mayo Clinic, Symantec, Progressive Insurance, Noble Energy, Cardinal Health, Rogers, Mercy, Neustar, TRUECar, T-Mobile
Cloudera DataFlow: Clearsense
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
29%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Financial Services Firm
12%
Media Company
6%
Computer Software Company
29%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Financial Services Firm
7%
Government
5%
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