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Unleashing Power of Open Data Lakehouse for Trusted Enterprise AI

By August 30, 2023No Comments

Expanded open data lakehouse offerings provide customers with a foundation for analytic and AI capabilities in their enterprises


Cloudera has expanded its open data lakehouse offerings to provide customers with a foundation for analytic and AI capabilities in their enterprises for data both in the cloud and on-premises. The company has announced support for Apache Iceberg in Cloudera Data Platform (CDP)-Private Cloud, which is currently available as a tech preview and will be generally available later this summer.

CDP offers a secure and efficient path to trusted Enterprise AI, thanks to its advanced open data lakehouse. This platform allows for the deployment of the latest AI models using data from any source. The company says it makes emerging technologies like large language models (LLMs) and real-time self-service analytics at scale easily accessible to all customers.

It provides an open data lakehouse that spans multiple public clouds and on-premises infrastructure. This allows customers to keep their data where it is best suited while benefiting from unified security and governance across all structured and unstructured data.

“Large enterprises want to get business value from all their data using AI and data analytics.  Our announcement today of Apache Iceberg support on private clouds means our best-in-class Open Data Lakehouse just continues to get better” said Ram Venkatesh, Cloudera Chief Technology Officer. “Our customers can now gain from Iceberg ‘everywhere’ they need it to be.”

Apache Iceberg plays a pivotal role in the open data lakehouse concept. This release enables large language models to tap into the vast amounts of data managed by the company. As a result, more users within organizations can leverage this data in a variety of ways.

“Apache Iceberg is a key technology capable of enabling multi-function and multi-vendor data ecosystems, a big win for enterprises that need to involve all their data to get the most from AI.” said Merv Adrian, Founder and Principal Analyst, IT Market Strategy.

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