August 15, 2014

Running Hadoop as a Cloud Service is on the Rise

For a while there, working with Big Data--sorting and sifting large data sets with new tools in pursuit of surfacing meaningful angles on stored information--meant leveraging the open source Hadoop platform in on-premise fashion. Typically, enterprises deployed Hadoop in-house as a platform tool.

However, Hadoop-as-a-service, which basically refers to running Hadoop data crunches in the cloud, is a market projected to grow to $16.1 billion by 2020, according to a report from Allied Market Research. There are also many tools orbiting the Hadoop-as-a-service ecosystem that are worth taking note of.

 

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