The Elephant in the Enterprise

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On Tuesday, June 12th The Churchill Club of Silicon Valley hosted a panel discussion on Hadoop’s evolution from an open-source project to becoming a standard component of today’s enterprise computing fabric. The lively and dynamic discussion was moderated by Cade Metz, Editor, Wired Enterprise.

Panelists included:

Michael Driscoll, CEO, Metamarkets
Andrew Mendelsohn, SVP, Oracle Server Technologies
Mike Olson, CEO, Cloudera
Jay Parikh, VP Infrastructure Engineering, Facebook
John Schroeder, CEO, MapR

By the end of the evening, this much was clear: Hadoop has arrived as a required technology. Whether provisioned in the cloud, on-premise, or using a hybrid approach, companies need Hadoop to harness the massive data volumes flowing through their organizations today and into the future. The power of Hadoop is due in part to the way it changes the economics of large-scale computing and storage, but — even more importantly — because it gives organizations a new platform to discover, analyze and ultimately monetize all of their data. To learn more about how market leaders view Hadoop and the reasons for its accelerated adoption into the heart of the enterprise, view the above video.


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