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Hortonworks University Launches, and Can Teach You Valuable Hadoop Skills

Feb 22, 2012, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Hadoop's unique ability to sift large data sets and glean useful information has given rise to some juicy job opportunities for people with Hadoop skills, but there are too few of them. Now, Hortonworks, a spin-off of Yahoo, is addressing that problem with its newly announced Hortonworks University, which focuses on teaching Hadoop skills.

"Hortonworks has recently switched up its top management and the company has sharpened its focus on accelerating the development and usage of Hadoop. Powered by Apache Hadoop, the Hortonworks Data Platform is a value-added Hadoop distribution that is getting noticed."

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