Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman: 'Is it the end of the road for Hadoop? Well what do you think?'

John Leonard
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'I've never seen anything sink as fast as Hadoop,' says Slootman

Five years ago, Hadoop was touted as the end of data warehouses as we knew them. Now, one of the three top players, MapR, has gone bust, its assets sold to HPE, and the other two, Hortonworks and C...

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