Market Guide for Hadoop Distributions

Archived Published: 06 January 2015 ID: G00270218

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Hadoop's rapid pace of evolution as a data management solution leaves information managers confused about adoption, deployment options, vendors and partnerships. This Market Guide offers insight on the market forces impacting the space.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition
  • Market Direction
    • State of Hadoop Adoption
    • SQL Drives Access and Tool Support: 2013 and 2014
    • Data Processing Methods Evolve: 2015 and Beyond
    • Hadoop Is Not a DW Replacement Story
  • Market Analysis
    • Software Distributions
    • Cloud as a Deployment Option
    • Appliance Options Expand
    • Partnerships
  • Representative Vendors
    • Selected Hadoop Software Distribution Vendors
    • Selected Hadoop Appliance Vendors
    • Selected Hadoop Infrastructure-as-a-Service Offerings
    • Selected Hadoop Platform-As-A-Service Vendors
  • Market Recommendations
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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