Is Hadoop the New Data Center Platform for All Data?

(Excerpt from original post on the Taneja Group News Blog)

This morning we were able to attend EMC Greenplum’s launch of their new Hadoop distro called Pivotal HD. Core to this distro is HAWQ, their new massively parallel processing analytical database built with Hadoop at its heart. I’m not sure I can cover all the implications of this evolution in this short post, but consider that horizontal multi-PB scale-out, business class interactive performance, and high-end easily leveraged analytics are now available in one package from a trusted enterprise vendor.

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