Big Data Training, Certification: Apache Hadoop or HP?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – When Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) announced Big Data training and certification today, The VAR Guy started to wonder: Is it smarter for partners to earn vendor-specific certifications or industry-neutral certifications, like those designed around Apache Hadoop? Hmmm… HP’s training certainly sounds worthwhile for channel partners focused on the  HP Vertica Analytics Platform. But that platform is a relative niche offering compared to some other Big Data industry trends. One other avenue worth considering: Apache Hadoop certification, which is widely available from Cloudera and Ho (IT news)