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Market Guide for Hadoop Distributions

Published: 06 January 2015

ID: G00270218

Analyst(s): Nick Heudecker , Merv Adrian


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

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