Welcome to my co-author, Gartner analyst Sanjeev Mohan
It’s been an eventful 6 months since Merv published the last of these trackers. The Hadoop ecosystem is far from dead, as many pundits predicted. Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) has begun to ship in bare metal, public cloud and private cloud versions. MapR is now HP Ezmeral Data Fabric. Microsoft has decided to support its own Hadoop distribution in the cloud for HDInsight. Most of the key components are actively being updated.