What are some alternatives?
When comparing Hadoop HDFS and Google Cloud Dataflow, you can also consider the following products
Amazon EMR - Amazon Elastic MapReduce is a web service that makes it easy to quickly process vast amounts of data.
Google BigQuery - A fully managed data warehouse for large-scale data analytics.
Qubole - Qubole delivers a self-service platform for big aata analytics built on Amazon, Microsoft and Google Clouds.
Confluent - Confluent offers a real-time data platform built around Apache Kafka.
Databricks - Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform that accelerates innovation by unifying data science, engineering and business.What is Apache Spark?
Amazon Kinesis - Amazon Kinesis services make it easy to work with real-time streaming data in the AWS cloud.