Hadoop Needs To Be A Business, Not Just A Platform

It is safe to say that a little more than a decade ago, when the clone of Google’s MapReduce and Google File System distributed storage and computing platform was cloned at Yahoo and offered up to the world as a way to transform the nature of data analytics at scale, that we all had much higher hopes for the emergence of platforms centered around Hadoop that would change enterprise, not just webscale, computing.


Hype Over, Hadoop Gets Down to Business

In the decade that Hadoop has been a force, first as an independent research endeavor, then as a project at Yahoo, before moving swiftly into Facebook, LinkedIn, and other webscale datacenters, the entire data landscape changed.