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What Enterprises Want from Hadoop Big Data: Usability

17th Dec `13, 11:11 AM in Sectors

Hadoop and Big Data have made a lot of headlines in 2013, but the adoption of Big Data…

BDMS
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Hadoop and Big Data have made a lot of headlines in 2013, but the adoption of Big Data solutions based on open source technologies—including the recently released Hadoop 2.0 platform—for the enterprise remains slow. That’s according to a new report on the state of Big Data, which also highlights what business leaders say needs to change before Hadoop will be in a position to dominate the market.

The report, by 1010data, surveyed 158 business executives in the United States about their companies’ Big Data practices and plans. While respondents seemed clearly to believe that engaging the Big Data revolution will be key to the future, with 79 percent agreeing that “Big Data will reach its potential in the next one to five years,” they also expressed reservations with the data processing and analytics solutions available today.

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