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IBM Ends Hadoop Distribution, Hortonworks Expands Hybrid Open Source

by Merv Adrian  |  June 21, 2017

IBM has followed Intel and EMC/Pivotal in abandoning efforts to make a business of Hadoop distributions, and followed Microsoft in making Hortonworks its supplying partner. At the former Hadoop Summit,...

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Hadoop Tracker - March 2017

by Merv Adrian  |  March 16, 2017

Stack expansion has ground to a halt. The last time an Apache project was added to the list of those most supported by leading Hadoop distribution vendors was July 2016, when...

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Algorithm Patents Increased 30x The Past Fifteen Years

by Doug Laney  |  October 24, 2016

Recently at Gartner we have been researching issues surrounding the ownership and legal protection of a company's information assets and analytic models. Since information can be legally protected only via copyrights (in...

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Hadoop Project Commercial Support Tracker July 2016

by Merv Adrian  |  July 30, 2016

There are now 15 projects supported by all 5 distributors I track, and several have had new releases since April. Kafka is the newest addition, and I believe the remaining 4-supporter offerings, Mahout...

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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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OpenStack Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 19, 2016

OpenStack continues to creep into more of my conversations with Gartner clients. We are planning to publish on this topic soon, but I wanted to revisit the topic (briefly) since it...

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IoT Will Drive the "Golden Rule" for Data as a Service (DaaS) or Data Broker Opportunities

by David Yockelson  |  March 22, 2016

Many years ago, I read a clever joke within a cartoon strip (it was the "Wizard of Id' for those interested). Set on a dirt path near the king's castle,...

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IBM iX, The Whole Egg, and the Agency of Tomorrow

by Jay Wilson  |  February 5, 2016

In just the past week, IBM Interactive Experience (IBM iX) announced three acquisitions of smaller agencies – Aperto and exc.io in Europe, along with Columbus, OH based Resource/Ammirati. It’s easy...

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Supported Hadoop Stack Continues Expansion

by Merv Adrian  |  December 24, 2015

For the past year and a half I've been tracking the path from 6 broadly supported (4 or more distributors) "Hadoop" projects in 2012 to 15 in June 2014, and now 17 in December...

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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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