Cask is an open source big data software company focused on developers. The Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP), our flagship product, makes it easy for any Java developer to build, debug, test, scale, and manage Apache Hadoop applications and then deploy them instantly to a Hortonworks Data Platform Hadoop cluster. CDAP includes both a development framework and runtime services that cover the entire lifecycle of building and running big data applications – both on-premise and in the cloud. Based in Palo Alto, California, the company is backed by leading investors including Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Ignition Partners. The team has built and operated some of the largest Big Data apps in the world.