Tajo now on Gartner’s SQL-on-Hadoop radar

Nick Heudecker, Gartner Research Director, recently posted a note looking at the features and performance of Apache Tajo on his Gartner blog. Nick is an analyst in the Gartner Intelligence Information Management Group, and is responsible for coverage of big data and NoSQL technologies.

In his post, he noted the robust feature set of Tajo, and Tajo’s benchmark performance test results versus Apache Hive and Cloudera Impala, as presented at the Bay Area Hadoop User Group (HUG) last year.

“Billed as a big data data warehousing system for Hadoop, Tajo development started in 2010 and moved to the Apache Software Foundation in March of 2013. Tajo is currently incubating. Its primary development sponsor is Gruter, a big data infrastructure startup in South Korea. Despite the lack of public awareness, Tajo has a fairly robust feature set…” Read more on Nick’s Gartner blog