Basically making it easier for data to move between the two systems Hadoop (Cloudera) and Aster’s Analytics (MapReduce/SQL)-
From the press release-http://goo.gl/vgsr
today announced an agreement that unites Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop (CDH) with Aster Data nCluster. The integration enables customers to leverage MPP platforms for large-scale data processing, management and analytics across structured and unstructured formats to analyze massive amounts of data for deeper business insight.
Cloudera is building a massively parallel, two-way connector for high-speed movement of data between CDH and Aster Data nCluster. The connector will be supported as part of Cloudera Enterprise.