The Sullexis Blog
Big Data: The Plateau of Productivity is Coming Soon
Gartner’s most recent hype cycle report (“Gartner’s 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies” http://www.gartner.com/
Perhaps more significantly, I see more institutes that would never be considered as ‘leading edge’, taking the plunge with Hadoop based technologies. This recent article “NHS tears out its Oracle Spine in favor of open source” (http://www.theregister.co.uk/
The NHS has achieved dramatic results. Most companies that we see are deploying NoSQL systems alongside existing applications or for green field solutions but the NHS went for a rip-and-replace of an existing mission critical application used by some 20,000 organizations to provide patient care. Not only has the NHS seen performance improvements but they’ve also experienced drastic costs savings: 50% on software and 95% on hardware.
More success like this will accelerate Big Data’s time to the “Plateau of Productivity”.