Qubole Featured on the Big Data 50 for 2014

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Qubole™, the award-winning provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, has been included in Startup50’s comprehensive list of 2014’s hottest companies in Big Data.

The vetting process was long and arduous and the competition was extremely broad, as the report included entrants from twelve different categories, but Qubole was ultimately rewarded. The company founded by the creators of Apache Hive was highlighted among the ‘Hadoop Darlings’ on the strength of QDS’ true auto-scaling cluster capabilities.

Qubole has addressed the industry-wide lack of qualified data scientists by building a user-friendly platform that caters to customers of varying Big Data experience. As the report describes, “An intuitive UI expands the reach of this service beyond data analysts to entire lines of businesses.” This accessibility for the non-technical user has grown the customer base rapidly, as more companies have recognized the need for data insights.

Startup50 editor Jeff Vance highlights that trend in the report. “From ‘Fast Data’ to visualization software to Hadoop-as-a-Service to tools used to track ‘Social Whales’, these Big Data startups are pushing the entire economy towards data-driven decision making,” said Vance.

To learn more about Qubole’s award-winning product line, please contact Walter Paley, Marketing Manager, by email at Walt(at)Qubole(dot)com.


About Qubole


Qubole is an award-winning Big Data-as-a-Service provider. Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, creators of Facebook’s Big Data infrastructure and Apache Hive, founded Qubole to make it simple to prepare, integrate, and explore Big Data in the Cloud.

Qubole’s Big Data-as-a-Service Solution, Qubole Data Service (QDS), runs on the top performing elastic Hadoop engine on the Cloud and includes a library of data connectors with a graphical user-interface for Hive, Pig, Oozie and Sqoop. QDS makes it easy to inspect data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs. With QDS, the power of Big Data meets the simplicity of the Cloud.

The largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures trust QDS to handle their most challenging Big Data requirements at a fraction of the cost of alternatives. Customers include Pinterest, Quora, MediaMath, Insightera, Vocanic, TubeMogul, Decide.com, BigCommerce and many others.


Walter Paley