Becoming Red Hat: Cloudera and Hortonworks' Big-Data death match

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 17, 2012 10:31 PM EDT
The Register; By Matt Asay
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In the Big Data market, Hadoop is clearly the team to beat. What is less clear is which of the Hadoop vendors will claim the spoils of that victory. Because open source tends to be winner-take-all, we are almost certainly going to see a "Red Hat" of Hadoop, with the second place vendor left to clean up the crumbs. As ever with open source, this means the Hadoop market ultimately comes down to a race for community support because, as Redmonk analyst Stephen O'Grady argues, the biggest community wins.

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