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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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The Future of Database Management Systems Is Cloud

by Merv Adrian  |  June 23, 2019

On Friday, 20-June-2019, Gartner published new research titled "The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud" by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian and Adam Ronthal. The thesis: cloud is now the default...

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Microsoft Nods Again to “Open” With Github Deal

by Merv Adrian  |  June 6, 2018

This post co-authored with my esteemed colleague and Gartner Vendor Lead for Microsoft, Ed Anderson. Microsoft, already a significant contributor to GitHub, and a frequent contributor to open source over...

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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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