Analyst Report

Pivotal Goes All-Out Open Source for 'Big Data,' Launches Hadoop Alliance with Hortonworks





Rumors of the demise of Pivotal's Hadoop distribution have been greatly exaggerated. However, the company is refining its Hadoop strategy via a strategic relationship with Hortonworks amid a shift to fully embrace an open source strategy for its Big Data Suite. Pivotal's Greenplum, GemFire and HAWQ products will all become open source this year as the company continues to transition customers to a single subscription for the various Big Data Suite components.

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