back to article Cloudera, Hortonworks merge into amorphous data-managing blob after stockholder vote

Former Hadoop rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks have completed their merger after shareholders approved the plans at the end of 2018. The tie-in, which will take Cloudera's name and be headed up by Cloudera boss Tom Reilly, comes as the two firms face new competition in the data management market. The duo, which have burned …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Loyalty

    "Cloudera has been asking staffers not to jump ship, but hasn't guaranteed there won't be redundancies."

    In other words, "we expect you to be loyal to us, even though we won't be loyal to you"

  2. Potemkine! Silver badge

    In other words, "we expect you to be loyal to us, even though we won't be loyal to you"

    In other words, "fuck you first".

  3. Potemkine! Silver badge

    112 million Cloudera shareholders approve the merger, compared with 133,726 against and 396,373 abstentions.

    It was a marginally closer-run affair for Hortonworks, where 60 million were in favour and one million were against, with 278,356 abstentions.

    Voting results Stalin would have been proud of.

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