Nick Dimiduk blog et al.

With SpringSource, VMware Moves Beyond Virtualization

VMWare buys Spring? I’m quite sure the sky is falling. Who’d have thought Spring would be worth $400+ mil?

With SpringSource, VMware Moves Beyond Virtualization

The $420 million purchase of a maker of open-source software tools is part of VMware’s bid to offer everything needed to run a data center.

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Nick found Hadoop and HBase in 2008 when his nightly ETL jobs started taking 20+ hours to complete. Since then, he has applied these tools to projects over social media, social gaming, click-stream analysis, climatology, and geographic data. Nick also helped establish Seattleā€™s Scalability Meetup and tried his hand at entrepreneurship. He is an HBase committer and coauthored HBase in Action, the unofficial user's guide for HBase. His passion is scalable, online access to scientific data.