It’s the cool kid these days, but it’s flunking some subjects.
Big data was on the move in 2013 thanks to NSA snooping, improved tools and a need to connect the dots.
The new major-version release of Apache Hadoop will enable apps to directly connect to stored data.
Some of the industry’s hottest enterprise technology is old news at Google (and other web giants), and likely will remain such for years to come. We are living with yesterday’s Google’s leftovers.