September 24, 2012

Notes on Hadoop adoption

I successfully resisted telephone consulting while on vacation, but I did do some by email. One was on the oft-recurring subject of Hadoop adoption. I think it’s OK to adapt some of that into a post.

Notes on past and current Hadoop adoption include:

Thoughts on how Hadoop adoption will look going forward include:


3 Responses to “Notes on Hadoop adoption”

  1. Merv Adrian on September 24th, 2012 10:55 pm

    Curt, I thnk it can be called “production” when it moves into regular repeated use – even when subsequent versions differ considerably. Successful experiments answer a question once; production systems are the gift that keeps on giving.

  2. Leon Katsnelson on September 24th, 2012 11:08 pm

    Simple but to the point as usual. I could not agree more about the comment on the cloud. If only IT could stop blindly applying the same security processes to every problem. just today I spent some time with the client where IT flat out refused to discuss doing a proof of concept on the cloud because it would raise the eye brow of their security people. The fact that the data came from the public Internet did not seem to make any difference.

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