As the demand for analyzing data sets of increasing variety and scale continues to explode, the software options for performing this analysis are beginning to proliferate. On one hand, traditional relational-database technology has been extended so that database systems can approach large-scale deployments. At the same time the open-source Hadoop framework is becoming increasingly popular. Both options have advantages and disadvantages, but which will come out on top?
Derrick Harris - Senior Writer, GigaOM
Dr. Amr Awadallah - Founder and CTO, Cloudera
Barry Morris - Founder and CEO, NuoDB