However, as this article from InformationWeek notes, Hortonworks is trying to make money by making Hadoop more enterprise ready without incorporating its own proprietary technologies into it. This is risky, the author argues, becaue it allows competitors Cloudera and MapR to benefit from any innovations it may bring to the project.
The cost of keeping Hadoop open-source
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