Hadoop confronts deployment teams with unfamiliar challenges, particularly with knowledge of its inner workings still elusive in many organizations.
Here we revisit the little elephant that seeks a place alongside existing corporate data warehouses. A set of enterprise Hadoop stories tell the tale.
A CTO sits data scientists and software engineers together to successfully employ the Hadoop framework for a DNA app that finds family tree limbs.
A security services company uses MapR HBase to calm a data flood. The software drops JVMs to gain better performance.
Lesson from HealthCare.gov rollout: Get business and IT alignment right (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com)
The problems with the HealthCare.gov website show that IT-business alignment is key in large projects. Is your BI team on the same page with users?
In a podcast, SearchDataManagement's Jack Vaughan reports on data issues as discussed at Strata East 2013 in New York, and IBM IOD 2013 in Las Vegas.
18 Nov 2013 The Oracle big data strategy: Weighing appliance vs. commodity (SearchOracle.com)
The Oracle big data strategy is about you buying a large, expensive server appliance and installing your big data platform on top. Good idea?
Procter & Gamble uses Teradata cloud analytics for global marketing (ComputerWeekly.com)
Procter & Gamble has 15,000 websites, but sells almost exclusively through retailers. This makes gathering intelligence on customers tough
15 Nov 2013 Taming the big data analytics tiger
Big data analytics has potential, but it also needs better governance and training, said data leaders at IBM Information On Demand 2013.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational DBMS highlights notable vendors and predicts growth in the market that will lead to fierce competition.
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Hadoop 2 release adds potential uses -- and new issues to consider SearchDataManagement.com | 17 Oct 2013
Hadoop is finding uses as a batch-processing engine and big data landing pad. Version 2 heralds wider applications, but new users face challenges.