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Myrrix (from Cloudera)

Myrrix (from Cloudera)

Myrrix was a company with a machine learning platform featuring automated pattern recognition based on Apache Hadoop and Apache Mahout. Myrrix was purchased by Cloudera, Inc. only a year after its founding. After the acquisition, the founder of Myrrix, Sean Owen, was hired by Cloudera as the company’s director of data science. In this capacity he headed up the development Oryx, an open source machine learning project consisting of approximately 90 percent original Myrrix code, and 10 percent subsequent Cloudera code.

Background
CEO: Tom Reilly (Cloudera)
Founder: Sean Owen (Myrrix)
Timeline:
2008: Cloudera founded
2012: Myrrix founded
2013: Cloudera acquires Myrrix

Cloudera’s headquarters are in Palo Alto, California, USA. The company has offices throughout the United States, as well as in London, UK and Tokyo, Japan.