"The competition between Hadoop pure-play vendors continued unabated in 2013, with each vying for the top spot in a market expected to top $1.6b by 2017. The three competitors – Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR – have unique approaches to commercializing/monetizing the open source Big Data framework. There remains significant confusion in the market about just what each approach entails, particularly around Hortonworks’ business model.Hadoop Pure-Play Business Models Explained - Wikibon
With that, let’s look at each of the three competitors and their respective business models as 2013 comes to a close."
Friday, December 13, 2013
Hadoop Pure-Play Business Models Explained - Wikibon
See the full post for a timely reality check on Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR business models; on a related note, also see If you thought the Hadoop war of words was over, think again (Gigaom)