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Stop Talking About “Hadoop”

by Merv Adrian  |  March 4, 2020

As an analyst, I get many inquiries about Hadoop. Few of them bear much resemblance to the ones I took 5 or 6 years ago. The investor inquiries are similar...

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February 2020 Hadoop Distribution Apache Project Tracker

by Merv Adrian  |  January 14, 2020

Updated 2/15/20 - thank you to HPE for MapR details Until 2018, I published comparisons of the supported versions of components in the multiple available Hadoop distributions. That older series...

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A Data Hub is not the same as a Data Lake or Data Warehouse

by Andrew White  |  November 7, 2018

Despite our best efforts we still receive lots of inquiries from organizations that confuse and conflate data hubs with data lakes and data warehouses.  In truth, the term "data hub"...

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What is a Data Hub? Shucks – Piccadilly Circus!

by Andrew White  |  August 16, 2018

It seems that introducing a data hub strategy a couple of years ago was both good and bad.  For some clients we put a name to something that makes total...

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Open – For Business – At the ASF

by Merv Adrian  |  March 27, 2018

The Apache Software Foundation is about to celebrate an anniversary, and its extraordinary contribution to the economic refactoring of software stacks seems to be gaining more momentum with every passing...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Getting Value from Using Data Lakes

by Andrew White  |  September 27, 2017

Svetlana Sicular and her colleagues just published Derive Value From Data Lakes Using Analytics Design Patterns. Data and analytics leaders are feeling the pressure of rapidly increasing amounts of unprocessed data...

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Data Lake, Big Data, NoSQL - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

by Donald Feinberg  |  July 29, 2017

Another post from the DBMS Curmudgeon On December 22, 2014, I published a blog about the terms Database vs. Database Management System (DBMS) (A Database By Any Other Name...) in an effort to...

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From Data Lakes to Data Cakes

by Andrew White  |  February 14, 2017

To assure you that Gartner analysts are human and have a wry sense of humor, last Friday I was wrapping up my day.  I had just taken a briefing from...

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Emerging Data Lake Era Next Practices?

by Andrew White  |  November 9, 2016

  Already after just a few years of excitement and enthusiasm for data lakes, it is quite clear that there are a few areas where many organizations are struggling to...

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Symposium Notes – Day Four Returns to Data Security, and to Hadoop

by Merv Adrian  |  October 26, 2016

Thursday, the final day, reinforced a theme for the week: data security is heating up, and organizations are not ready. It came up in half of today’s final 10 meetings....

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