Open source data processing platform has won over Web giants for its low cost, scalability, and flexibility. Now Hadoop will make its way into more enterprises.
There’s a revolution happening in the use of big data, and Apache Hadoop is at the center of it.
Excitement around Hadoop has been building since its release as an open source distributed data processing platform five years ago. But within the last 18 months, Hadoop has taken off, gaining customers, commercial support options, and dozens of integrations from database and data-integration software vendors. The top three commercial database suppliers–Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft–have adopted Hadoop.