Billions wasted on Hadoop startups, the same will eventually be true of Docker

Billions wasted on Hadoop startups, the same will eventually be true of Docker

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The hype over Hadoop has died away and many of the investments now seem to have been terrible investments:

MapR Technologies Inc., one of the troika of unicorn startups that emerged from the early days of the big-data movement, may cut up to 122 jobs and shut down its Santa Clara, California headquarters if it can’t secure additional funding. Cloudera and MapR have both attempted to distance themselves from the Hadoop market in recent years as the once-expected riches failed to materialize. The same will eventually be said of Docker.

Source: www.smashcompany.com

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