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November 14, 2013


Jonathan Stevens

I wonder how many more companies will follow the lead of the federal government (NSA) and start building out data centers. Will they start to dot the landscape?!?

Melanie Schulz

I would guess its not only about the cornucopia of SQL based tools out there but also that its one of the few computer languages that aren't too difficult to learn and will provide a huge return for comparatively little investment. Thus Hadoop instantly becomes attractive to a much larger community of potential users.

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Chuck Hollis

  • Chuck Hollis
    SVP, Oracle Converged Infrastructure Systems

    Chuck now works for Oracle, and is now deeply embroiled in IT infrastructure.

    Previously, he was with VMware for 2 years, and EMC for 18 years before that, most of them great.

    He enjoys speaking to customer and industry audiences about a variety of technology topics, and -- of course -- enjoys blogging.

    Chuck lives in Vero Beach, FL with his wife and four dogs when he's not traveling. In his spare time, Chuck is working on his second career as an aging rock musician.

    Warning: do not ever buy him a drink when there is a piano nearby.

    Note: these are my personal views, and aren't reviewed or approved by my employer.
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