Over at the Hortonworks Blog, Jim Walker writes that the shift to data-oriented business is happening everywhere. An as many enterprises are learning, interoperability is the key to building their Big Data strategies on top of Hadoop.
As part of a modern data architecture, Hadoop needs to be a good citizen and trusted as part of the heart of the business. This means it must provide for all the platform services and features that are expected of an enterprise data platform. These features range from security, reliability, and availability through data portability and lifecycle to manageability, interoperability and essential usability.
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