Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Cloud Solutions, Q2 2016

Elasticity, Automation, And Pay-As-You-Go Compel Enterprise Adoption Of Hadoop In The Cloud

April 22nd, 2016
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Shreyas Warrier

Summary

"We want to do Hadoop in the cloud." That's what we increasingly hear from enterprises that have successfully run on-premises Hadoop proof-of-concepts. CIOs charge their enterprise architecture (EA) pros with understanding the strengths and weaknesses of Hadoop in the cloud and to make the case for it versus on-premises deployments. Forrester's 37-criteria evaluation of eight leading big data Hadoop cloud solution vendors — Altiscale, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Qubole, and Rackspace — will help EA pros understand the available solutions and recommend the best one for their organization.

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