In the predictions game, it’s time for us to bat clean-up once more. Following Big on Data bro Andrew Brust’s roundup of AI-related predictions from a cross section of industry executives, now it’s our turn. We’ll focus mostly on what this all means to the database, a technology that after Y2K was thought to be entering its finished state.
Let’s paint the big picture first. At Ovum, we’ve long forecast that by 2019, half of all new Big Data workloads would run in the cloud.