Gartner Research

Data Management Solutions for Analytics: Current and Future States, 2017

Published: 04 October 2017

ID: G00336273

Analyst(s): Rick Greenwald , Adam Ronthal


The DMSA market grew in 2016 with new standard features being supported by most vendors. Megavendors expanded into the nonrelational space, and nonrelational vendors looked to solve specific business issues. Data and analytics leaders must understand these trends in order to plan their strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • DBMS and DMSA Market Trend Highlights

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Adoption of LDW architecture continues to gain traction as demand for broader scope and capabilities within DMSA continues unabated
  • Hadoop and other nonrelational DMSA offerings are fitting into specific scenarios, such as centralized data integration and different uses of data
  • A unified view of data across multiple functional stacks is the next challenge for DMSA vendors

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