Doug just talked about vendors needing to earn their keep for what they charge on a yearly basis. The man is an open source visionary.
He is currently talking about hbase, and just named the holy grail of big data:
Open source, commodity hardware
Throughput and latency
Discussing Google giving us a map.
Big table inspired hbase.
Google published Spanner.
Cloudera just launched Impala, which allows for online queries. Direct result of the Dremel paper.
So what is happening with Drill?
Impala, Drill, Spanner! Can’t wait.