10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2012 (So Far)


CEO: K Young

Hadoop requires a fair amount of technical expertise with which to work. Mortar Data offers a cloud-based service, based on the Python programming language and the Apache Pig technology for analyzing huge data sets, which makes Hadoop accessible to a wider audience of programmers.

Mortar Data emerged from stealth mode this spring with an undisclosed amount of seed funding. The New York company's long-range plan is to work with technology partners to bring a range of business intelligence, analytics and advanced monitoring capabilities to the Mortar Data platform.