-Re: Hadoop demand
Mark Kerzner 2011-04-29, 14:10
In Dice terms, 99.5% have not even thought of needing a Hadoop engineer. Do
I get your drift?
On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 8:29 AM, Mike Nute <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> This reminds me of the line in All the President's Men when Ben Bradlee
> goes "half the country never even heard the word 'Watergate'!"
> Sorry couldn't resist :-)
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> From: hadoopman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 07:18:12
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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> Subject: Re: Hadoop demand
> My guess is it's like back in the days when Linux was considered a 'bad'
> option for running a production system and people would freak out when
> they found out about it. It was so new and people were just learning
> what it's all about. Today it's very mainstream but it took people a
> while to figure out what to do with it.
> Hadoop is very much like Linux back then. Today people are still
> figuring out what to do with it and how to solve their big data
> problems. I think many people are training internally to figure it out
> aswell. That's what we did :-)
> On 04/28/2011 08:23 PM, Mark Kerzner wrote:
> > Hi,
> > if you search for "Hadoop" on Dice, you get under 400 hits. We all have
> > doubt that the demand is greater. Does it mean that companies prefer to
> > train their personnel rather than search for hard-to-find resources? One
> > indication that this is true would be Cloudera's training being sold out
> > Another - Hadoop books being bestseller, which is true for Tom White's
> > with 5,000 Amazon bestseller rank.
> > Your thoughts?
> > Thank you,
> > Mark