Who will be the Ubuntu of Hadoop?

Posted on 07-08-2015 , by: Matt Asay , in , 0 Comments

Hadoop remains the poster child for big data, yet other big data technology tech keeps stealing its thunder (and revenue). While it’s true, as Gartner analyst Merv Adrian highlights, that the Hadoop market is “healthy, and growing, and has a enormous amount of upside adoption potential,” it’s equally true that “Hadoop is a very small market today.”

The reason? In part, because enterprises are still trying to figure out what Hadoop is.

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