Hadoop ‘No Longer Optional,’ Says Forrester

Forrester says economics will make Hadoop “mandatory,” predicts new roles, new software sources, and an end to skills shortage by 2015.

“Hadooponomics” will make Apache’s open-source big data platform a “must have for large enterprises.” This is the first of eight predictions Forrester Research published on Tuesday in “Predictions 2015: Hadoop Will Become A Cornerstone Of Your Business Technology Agenda.” Hadooponomics is “the ability to linearly scale both data storage and data processing,” the report explains, and it is closely tied to the ability to leverage “pay-per-use cloudonomics.”

Author: Doug Henschen

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