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Which SQL on Hadoop? Poll Still Says "Whatever" But DBMS Providers Gain

by Merv Adrian  |  February 22, 2015

Since Nick Heudecker and I began our quarterly Hadoop webinars, we have asked our audiences what they expected to do about SQL several times, first in January 2014. With 164 respondents...

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Prediction Is Hard - Especially About the Future

by Merv Adrian  |  December 30, 2014

OK, I admit it - I stole the title from a much smarter man. I thought that man was Yogi Berra, but maybe not - more about that at the...

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Research Retrospective for 2014

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 26, 2014

2014 was my first full calendar year working for Gartner. Between events and travel, I kept busy collaborating on a variety of research. In Choosing Your SQL Access Strategy for...

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DBMS Legacies are Very Sticky

by Merv Adrian  |  December 18, 2014

Donald Feinberg (@Brazingo) & Merv Adrian (@merv) Every so often, there’s a wave of interest in the “imminent retirement” of one or more legacy database management systems (DBMS). Usually, it’s...

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DBMS Legacies are Very Sticky

by Donald Feinberg  |  December 18, 2014

Donald Feinberg (@Brazingo) & Merv Adrian (@merv) Every so often, there’s a wave of interest in the “imminent retirement” of one or more legacy database management systems (DBMS). Usually, it’s...

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In-Memory DBMS vs In-Memory Marketing

by Donald Feinberg  |  September 28, 2014

Recently, we published a Market Guide for In-Memory Computing. The document covers all forms of IMC, including Database Management Systems (DBMS). Gartner defines In-Memory Computing (IMC) as a computing style...

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Is it Time For a DBMS Mass Extinction?

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 26, 2014

On Sept 19, 2014, InfiniDB (formerly Calpont) announced it was closing its doors after failing to secure financing to continue operations. Establishing differentiation in a crowded market and competing over...

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