Move Over Hadoop: Emerging Database Technologies for Tackling Big Data Problems
This IDC study considers Hadoop as a Big Data platform technology and offers a range of alternative technologies for solving different Big Data workload–related problems. This document explains some of the technical and business considerations and offers guidance regarding the choice of the right Big Data technology for the job at hand.
"Big Data technologies offer great benefits to businesses by enabling them to tap the value inherent in various kinds of data that could never be leveraged before in an affordable way," says Carl Olofson, research vice president for Database Management and Data Integration software research at IDC. "Anyone investigating Big Data technology for the enterprise must first identify the type of data to be managed and the problems to be addressed."
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