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Choosing the Right Path When Exploring Hadoop’s Future

Published: 27 February 2020

ID: G00465413

Analyst(s): Merv Adrian , Rick Greenwald


Data and analytics leaders wishing to assess data management challenges are considering the ongoing role of Hadoop in their organizations in the context of cloud transitions. This research also helps leaders consider the impact of cloud object stores in planning and assessing the alternatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Deployment Experience and Hadoop Vendor Consolidation Are Causing Organizations to Reevaluate Hadoop’s Role
  • Cloud’s Flexible Expandability and Management May Better Fulfill Use Cases Addressed Today by Hadoop On-Premises
  • Cloud Object Stores Offer Easier Integration With Other Services on a Cloud Platform Than HDFS

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