The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2012
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The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2012

Amazon Web Services, IBM, EMC Greenplum, MapR, Cloudera, And Hortonworks Lead This Emerging Market, With Seven Others Serving Key Niches Close Behind

February 2, 2012

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In Forrester's 15-criteria evaluation of enterprise Hadoop solution providers, we found that in the Leaders category, Amazon Web Services led the pack due to its proven, feature-rich Elastic MapReduce subscription service; IBM and EMC Greenplum offer Hadoop solutions within strong EDW portfolios; MapR and Cloudera impress with best-of-breed enterprise-grade distributions; and Hortonworks offers an impressive Hadoop professional services portfolio. Strong Performer Pentaho provides an impressive Hadoop data integration tool. Of the Contenders, DataStax provides a Hadoop platform for real-time, distributed, transactional deployments; Datameer has a user-friendly Hadoop/MapReduce modeling tool; Platform Computing and Zettaset offer best-of-breed Hadoop cluster management tools; and Outerthought has optimized its Hadoop platform for high-volume search and indexing. HStreaming is a Risky Bet with a solution that is strong in real-time Hadoop.

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Table of Contents

  • Hadoop: The Open Source Heart Of Big Data
  • Enterprise Hadoop Solution Evaluation Overview
  • The Results: Enterprise Hadoop Distributions Dominate The Market
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Supplemental Material
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