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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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January 2018 Hadoop Tracker

by Merv Adrian  |  January 3, 2018

Last month's update was obsolete before it published. This often happens because of multiple moving parts and my extended gestation period. I needed to correct entries for both AWS and Hortonworks....

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December 2017 Tracker - Where's Hadoop?

by Merv Adrian  |  December 29, 2017

The leading 2017 story of Hadoop distributions is that nobody seems to want to be accused of being in the business of providing them. Some former champions are expanding their shiny new positioning: Cloudera...

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2017 Research Retrospective

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 15, 2017

Here's a recap of my published research in 2017. I've been fortunate to cover a diverse range of topics, including blockchain, cognitive enhancement drugs, streaming and DBMS. Market Guide for...

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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 FAQs - April Webinar Q&A

by Merv Adrian  |  April 16, 2017

Nick Heudecker and I received numerous questions during our April Hadoop webinar with several hundred attendees, and we have summarized and answered them below. How can Hadoop-Spark interface with conventional RDBMS such as Oracle/UDB/Teradata...

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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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2016 Research Retrospective

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 25, 2016

Over the course of 2016, my publish research diversified quite a bit from previous years. When I first started working at Gartner, I focused on information infrastructure topics: DBMS, Hadoop...

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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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