Rachel King over at ZDNet writes that a new Jaspersoft report indicates that Hadoop was the most popular Big Data source in 2011. At the same time, it looks as though document-oriented NoSQL database MongoDB might be seeing the most growth.
Key findings so far in the 2012 Big Data Index indicate:
- Over 15,000 Big Data connectors were downloaded in 2011;
- Demand for MongoDB, the document-oriented NoSQL database, saw the biggest spike with over 200 percent growth in 2011;
- Hadoop Hive, the SQL interface to Hadoop MapReduce, represented 60 percent of all Hadoop-based connectors;
- Hadoop HBase, the distributed Hadoop environment, was the second most popular Hadoop-based connector;
- Cassandra, the high availability NoSQL database, was among the top four most downloaded Big Data sources in 2011; and
- Over 27 percent of Big Data connector downloads were for Riak, Infinispan, Neo4J, Redis, CouchDB, VoltDB or others.
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