Eight Business-changing Ways to Use Big DataFebruary 22, 2012 No Comments
SOURCE: Enterprise Apps Today
Enterprises are finding business-changing ways to put the power of Hadoop, an open source Apache project for storing and processing large amounts of data, to good use. They are using Hadoop and Big Data to reduce risks, better serve customers and even change the Internet.
In today’s data-rich enterprise, Hadoop gives enterprises a much-needed alternative to traditional relational databases.
Hadoop is an open source Apache project for storing and processing large amounts of data. Technically, it’s a stack of solutions, including MapReduce, Hive and other open source tools. As with Linux, there are commercial enterprise distributions supported by vendors.DATA and ANALYTICS , Featured Articles, OPEN SOURCE