Before there was the term "big data" there was Cloudera. The computing platform, created by Olson, 50, and a dream team of engineers from Google (Fortune 500), , Yahoo (Fortune 500) and Facebook (co-founders Christophe Bisciglia, Amr Awadallah and Jeff Hammerbacher, respectively) allows IT departments to deploy Hadoop, the powerful but unwieldy open-source framework that processes and stores massive amounts of data. Today "big data" is translating into big business for Cloudera. Customers include eBay, , Nokia (, )Orbitz (, and )Chevron (Fortune 500), and the company is valued at $700 million. ,
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