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Market Guide for Hadoop Distributions

Published: 01 February 2017

ID: G00298214

Analyst(s): Ankush Jain , Merv Adrian , Nick Heudecker


As more Hadoop deployments move to the cloud and a monolithic platform is less relevant, vendors are reshaping offerings and targeting specific use cases. Data and analytics leaders need to understand this competitive shift and how it impacts purchasing and deployment decisions.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Cloud Deployments Continue to Gain Momentum
  • Merger and Acquisition Activity Remains Low

Representative Vendors

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Cloudera
  • Cray
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Hortonworks
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • MapR Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • Qubole
  • Seabox
  • Teradata
  • Transwarp

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