SysMech feature in Computing: What does the future hold for Hadoop distribution vendors?

This week SysMech’s Andy Stubley shares his thoughts on the future for Hadoop distribution vendors in an article entitled “Why the Hadoop distribution vendor bubble may just be set to burst”

Hadoop is certainly useful big data storage, there is no question about that. But when it comes to commercial applications, is Hadoop the answer? In the article, Andy looks at the monster Hadoop users such as Twitter and Facebook, in comparison to more typical business models. Andy suggests that combining open source with commercial applications is the way forward to achieve real-time data analysis, and timely report and query responses.

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