Data Warehouse Vendors Moving to Contain the Hadoop Threat
Hadoop is not going to replace the data warehouse. At least not any time soon. But the open source Big Data framework does pose a threat to the cushy profit margins of data warehouse vendors including, but not limited to, IBM, Teradata, Microsoft and Oracle.
According to data from Wikibon’s recent Big Data survey, over 60% of Big Data practitioners that have deployed Hadoop have migrated at least one workload from a “traditional” data warehouse or mainframe to Hadoop. Another 34% expect to do so in the next six months. The majority of these workloads involve data transformations – a not unexpected finding. But following not far behind are business intelligence reporting workloads, the bread-and-butter of the enterprise data warehouse.
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