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What's So Cool About Risk Management?

by John Wheeler  |  May 1, 2016

What's so cool about risk management? Well, this past week Gartner honored three solution providers as "Cool Vendors in Risk Management." The dawn of a new era in risk management...

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Microsoft's Magic Quadrant Positioning Was Unchanged in Q1

by Merv Adrian  |  April 29, 2016

As of April 29, Microsoft is featured in 40 current Gartner Magic Quadrants. 8 have been updated this year; they are shown in bold in the figure. In quarterly updates throughout...

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Hadoop Apache Project Commercial Support Tracker April 2016

by Merv Adrian  |  April 27, 2016

There are now 20 commonly supported projects: Avro, Flume and Solr join the group supported by all 5 distributors and other changes appear as well. For this version of the...

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DBMS 2015 Numbers Paint a Picture of Slow but Steady Change

by Merv Adrian  |  April 12, 2016

Gartner recently published “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2015” (for clients) and the story the DBMS data tells continues themes we have been observing for some time in the...

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My 2016 research agenda

by Lydia Leong  |  April 1, 2016

At the beginning of February, as part of a little bit of organizational deck-chair shuffling here at Gartner, some analysts were transferred to teams that better reflect their current research...

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Introducing the new Hyperscale Cloud MSP Magic Quadrant

by Lydia Leong  |  January 25, 2016

As has been noted in Doug Toombs's blog post ("Important Updates for Gartner’s Hosting Magic Quadrants in 2016>"), I will be leading the introduction of a new Gartner Magic Quadrant...

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Recommended reading for 2016 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant

by Lydia Leong  |  January 19, 2016

I am beginning the process of refreshing Gartner's global Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS. Research will be conducted during Q1 and is currently targeted for publication in May, continuing our...

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Tell Us How You Rate Your OPDBMS - We All Get Better Research As a Result

by Merv Adrian  |  December 10, 2015

Gartner has launched a new way for client and non-clients to provide input on products to enrich the research we deliver - Gartner Peer Insights. (The link will take you...

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Social Media in Your Customer Journey

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 12, 2015

Coming off of Gartner's US Symposium, I am adding my notes from the 40+ client 1:1 meetings I had into the system and seeing a pattern in the conversations I...

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Strata Standards Stories: Different Stores For Different Chores

by Merv Adrian  |  October 4, 2015

Has HDFS joined MapReduce in the emerging “legacy Hadoop project” category, continuing the swap-out of components that formerly answered the question "what is Hadoop?" Stores for data were certainly a focus...

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