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Applications Drive The Biggest Money In Big Data

We’re still fixating on all the wrong Big Data startups.

Hortonworks, one of the primary companies behind Hadoop, recently went public to great fanfare and a $1.2 billion valuation. But Hortonworks and the rest of the so-called Big Data startups are actually some of the least interesting Big Data companies. In fact, of the current crop of 40 startups valued at more than $1 billion, virtually none of them sell Big Data technology like Hadoop. But all of them make heavy use of data – lots of it – to deliver a wide array of services.

Source: readwrite.com
Author: Matt Asay

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