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If Greenplum HAWQ does not look promising (see my previous posts on HAWQ here and here) what are the prospects for Teradata Aster Data… which aspires to both replace and/or co-exist with Hadoop for a fee? Teradata+Hadoop maybe… but Teradata+Aster+Hadoop seems like one layer too many… as does Aster+Hadoop.

(OK, I removed the bad “HAWQing” pun in the title… no complaints from readers… it just seemed unfair… – Rob)