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Here’s What Doug Cutting Says Is Hadoop’s Biggest Contribution

Apr 1, 2019 |

Apache Hadoop isn’t the center of attention in the IT world anymore, and much of the hype has dissipated (or at least regrouped behind AI). But the open source software project still has a place for on-premise workloads, according to Hadoop co-creator Doug Cutting, who says Hadoop will be remembered most of all for a single contribution it made to IT. Read more…

AI Hype Rockets, Hadoop Twins, and Other Learnings from Strata

Mar 28, 2019 |

Strange similarities have been discovered to exist between Cloudera and Hortonworks now that the two former Hadoop rivals have merged into a single company. In fact, the resemblances are so great that they appear to be like “twins separated at birth,” Read more…

Is Hadoop Officially Dead?

Oct 18, 2018 |

The merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks was applauded by many people in the big data community, and even Wall Street liked the news initially. But as the confetti from the party clears, some are asking tough questions, like whether the merger signals the death of Hadoop as a viable computer platform moving forward. Read more…

Sorting AI Hype from Reality

Aug 29, 2018 |

Several years ago, some wondered whether we had hit “peak Hadoop.” In retrospect, we had. Now we’re experiencing a similar phenomenon with the hype surrounding AI, and once again, some are wondering if it’s sustainable, and if not, when the hype will fade. Read more…

Now Trending: AI Washing

Jul 26, 2017 |

First there was “green washing,” where companies exaggerated the environmental benefits of their products in order to boost sales. Now technology experts are warning us about “AI washing,” an equally questionable tactic pursued by software and technology vendors to boost their artificial intelligence bona fides. Read more…

Why Hadoop Isn’t the Big Data Solution You Think It Is

Aug 26, 2014 |

Hadoop carries a lot of promise in the IT world for the way it has democratized access to massively parallel storage and computational power. But the level of hype that surrounds Hadoop is disproportionate to its present capabilities, raising the possibility of a big data letdown of elephantine proportions. Read more…

Most Hyped Tech: Big Data Out, IoT In

Aug 20, 2014 |

The Internet of Things (IoT) has displaced big data as the most hyped emerging technology according to the latest release of Gartner’s Hype Cycle. Big data’s drop into the “Trough of Disillusionment” Read more…

Research Shoots Hadoop, Clouds Out of the Sky

Dec 13, 2011 |A recent survey of enterprise business intelligence users revealed that the hype around new frameworks and architectures for big data might be a bit early. On the target list for technologies that are not finding rapid adoption are Hadoop and clouds. Read more…

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