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Splunk woos Hadoop users

Jaikumar Vijayan | July 2, 2013
Unveils Hunk tool set that promises to help businesses interact more easily with data in Hadoop.

Hunk comes at a time when enterprise interest in Hadoop appears to be gradually picking up.

A Gartner survey of 687 large enterprises earlier this year showed that 30% had had invested in big data technologies over the past year and another 19% said they planned to this year, Adrian said.

The numbers are modestly higher than last year, when Gartner found that 27% of companies said they had invested in big data products and 15% planned to, Adrian said.

"Adoption has increased steadily but not dramatically," he said. But new capabilities such as those introduced by Splunk and other vendors could drive faster growth, he said.


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