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What you need to know about Hadoop

JillianKurvers ‎09-18-2012 11:51 AM - edited ‎09-18-2012 12:00 PM

It’s no secret that big data offers big value. But enterprises know that to exploit it, they must capture a tremendous volume of data, in myriad forms, and contain it in a database capable of running complex and comprehensive analyses.
Today, costs of scaling traditional systems have grown prohibitive. So the pressure is on to find a new solution. Enter: Hadoop. Apache Hadoop is a data storage platform allowing organizations to store raw data in an array of formats—then analyze it for business insights.


Unfortunately, though, it’s rather complex.


Find out how you can reap the analytic value of Hadoop without first tackling its significant acquisition hurdles, as published in this month’s Discover Performance newsletter.


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Jillian Kurvers is a writer and editor who enjoys writing about, and using, technology. She also dabbles in social media.

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