Created on 12-17-2016 01:33 AM
Many organizations have come to rely on Hadoop for dealing with the ever-increasing quantities of data that they gather. Today, it is clear what problems Hadoop can solve, however, cloud is still not the first choice for Hadoop deployment. Pros and cons for Hadoop in the cloud have been shared across multiple blogs and books, but the question is always coming-up in discussions with enterprises considering Hadoop in the Cloud. Thus, I thought it would be useful to collate together a few pros and cons, as well as mention a pragmatic approach to consider a hybrid cloud for organizations that have made significant investments on-prem. For organizations going to Hadoop for the first time, Cloud is probably a better bet especially if they don't have a lot of IT expertise and a great stream of revenue exists and needs to be exploited immediately.