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Google’s BigQuery Gaining Steam As Cloud Warehouse Wars Heat Up

Amazon Redshift may dominate the nascent cloud data warehouse category, but anecdotal evidence suggests Google BigQuery is catching on quickly – and offerings from Microsoft, SnowFlake, and others aren’t far behind.

Apache Hadoop stormed the IT scene in 2012 with promises of dirt cheap storage and a powerful new way to process data with MapReduce, jumpstarting a sea change in the way we use and consume data. Hadoop itself may have lost some steam as the primary change agent, but the data revolution continues today largely in public clouds, where object storage systems and hyper-scale clusters promise (though don’t always deliver) better terms for data storage and processing.

Source: datanami.com
Author: Alex Woodie

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