There are plenty of success stories about Hadoop in the enterprise, but those may be the exception and not the rule. Gartner Research VP Merv Adrian provides a reality check on deployment rates, successes, and failures of big data technologies in the enterprise.
You may have seen quite a few success stories about enterprises implementing Hadoop and related technologies as part of companies’ big data analytics programs. You may wonder if you are behind the curve if you haven’t implemented this open source big data technology yet. Here’s some reassurance for you — while there may be plenty of success stories to tell, they are the exception. Many projects don’t even get started, and many of the projects that do get started will fail.
Author: Jessica Davis