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Hype Cycle for Information Infrastructure, 2015

Published: 13 August 2015

ID: G00277727

Analyst(s): Mark Beyer


The Hype Cycle for Information Infrastructure, 2015 helps CIOs, information management leaders and architects understand the evolutionary pace of established information management technologies, creating awareness of emerging technologies and approaches.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Context Brokering
    • IMC-Enabled MDM
    • Cloud MDM Hub Services
    • Data as a Service
    • In-DBMS Analytics
    • File Analysis
    • MDM Applets
    • Data Lakes
    • HTAP
    • Self-Service Data Preparation
    • Multivector MDM Solutions
  • At the Peak
    • Event Stream Processing
    • Spark
    • Graph Database Management Systems
    • In-Memory Computing
    • Information Capabilities Framework
    • Enterprise Metadata Management
    • iPaaS for Data Integration
    • Hadoop SQL Interfaces
    • Information Semantic Services
    • Information Stewardship Applications
    • Table-Style Database Management Services
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Document Store Database Management Systems
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Multidomain MDM Solutions
    • Enterprise Taxonomy and Ontology Management
    • Key-Value Database Management Systems
    • In-Memory DBMS
    • Big Data
    • MDM of Supplier Data Solutions
    • Cross-Platform Structured Data Archiving
    • Hadoop Distributions
    • Data Warehouse Platform as a Service (dwPaaS)
    • Database Platform as a Service
    • Data Integration Tool Suites
    • Entity Resolution and Analysis
    • SaaS Archiving of Messaging Data
  • Climbing the Slope
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • MDM of Customer Data
    • Enterprise Information Archiving
    • MDM of Product Data
    • Content Migration
    • Data Federation/Virtualization
    • Data Quality Tools
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Information Exchanges
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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