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Market Trends: The State of Hadoop and Spark in Asia/Pacific

Published: 22 June 2016

ID: G00298916

Analyst(s): Bhavish Sood, Arun Chandrasekaran


Adoption of Hadoop continues to rise amid continuing disruptive technology innovation within the open-source framework. Here, we provide an overview of Hadoop and Spark adoption trends in Asia/Pacific so that providers can better understand the market.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Hadoop Ecosystem Is Maturing, but Spark Is Emerging as a Disruptive Force
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Market Structure Has Diversified, With Cloud Adoption Rising
  • Buyer Trend
    • IT Purchasing Still Dominates, but Line-of-Business Buys Are Increasing
    • Selecting Hadoop Distributions and Building a Business Case for Big Data Are Big Challenges
  • Technology Trend
    • Hadoop-Based Data Sandbox Is the Most Commonly Deployed Scenario

Contrarian View

  • Multiple Alternatives Are Available in the Market Against Hadoop

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