Last week we hosted ten of our top customers in Miami for a meeting of our Customer Advisory Board, and I wanted to share here some of the highlights of this meeting for me. In a lot of ways this CAB meeting reflected how far we’ve come as a company in the 8 years we’ve been in business. Interspersed with our engineering team sharing our roadmap and getting feedback on some potential future priorities, each customer told their st...READ ARTICLE
This week, we released v5.4.1 and activated support on this release to all our customers. I’m very excited about this new release that provides our community users and customers with many major enhancements. Let me start by highlighting the new top features in big data. We now fully support YARN (MapReduce v2.0) so users can immediately benefit from the best resource management (optimization and scheduling) offered by YARN for an improved performance and sc...READ ARTICLE
Today we’re excited to announce a new funding round that will take Talend to the next stage of our evolution as a company. We just closed a $40 million funding round led by a major new investor, BPI France. BPI France is the investment arm of the French government, which seeks out innovative companies with strong French ties. BPI always invests in tandem with a private venture capital firm, often Iris Capital who is joining them...READ ARTICLE
Under the theme “Open Source Collaborative Innovation, The Way Forward”, OW2 ran their annual conference OW2con’13 earlier this month at the Orange Labs near Paris. A very interesting program, well balanced between the community and practical angles of open source development and deployment, was featuring prestigious speakers including Anna Nietyksza...READ ARTICLE
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I’m tremendously excited to join Talend. I’ve watched the company from its very early days: I met the founders at the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco when I was a GM on Microsoft’s SQL Server team. (The fact that I went to OSBC while working at Microsoft is a story in for another blog post). I thought the company was an intriguing company then, and now that I’ve gotten closer to it I’ve discovered how true that observation was. We have a unique combination: gr...READ ARTICLE
Today we were invited by the French President to attend the presentation of “La Nouvelle France Industrielle”, an initiative launched by the French Government to invigorate innovation and entrepreneurship in France. La Nouvelle France Industrielle is composed of 34 plans in many domains including big data, cloud computing, e-health, but also non-digital domains such as transportation, sustainable agriculture, and more. One of these 34 plans is the “Big Data” plan. In the...READ ARTICLE
“Talend… you mean the big data company, right?” is what a less informed minister would probably have asked her chief of staff when he presented her the program of her first day in the Silicon Valley. Now, of course, that did not happen with Fleur Pellerin, the French Minister for Digital Economy, because she knows exactly wh...READ ARTICLE