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Cloudera announced general availability of Cloudera Enterprise 6.0, the next major release of its platform.


  • This research note assesses Cloudera 6 and the impact of the proposed Cloudera-Hortonworks merger on product plans.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the key features of Cloudera 6.
  • Pinpoints the parts of the platform that will be subject to rationalization with the Hortonworks Data Platform after the merger closes.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key features of Cloudera 6?
  • How will the proposed merger between Cloudera and Hortonworks impact the future product roadmap?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Catching up with current Hadoop projects
  • The key is future direction
  • By the way, isn't a merger about to happen?


  • Further reading
  • Author