Gartner Research

Market Guide for Hadoop Distributions

Published: 06 January 2015

ID: G00270218

Analyst(s): Nick Heudecker , Merv Adrian

Summary

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

©2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client