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Hadoop For Dummies by Dirk deRoos

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Chapter 2

Common Use Cases for Big Data in Hadoop

In This Chapter

arrow Extracting business value from Hadoop

arrow Digging into log data

arrow Moving the (data) warehouse into the 21st century

arrow Taking a bite out of fraud

arrow Modeling risk

arrow Seeing what’s causing a social media stir

arrow Classifying images on a massive scale

arrow Using graphs effectively

arrow Looking toward the future

By writing this book, we want to help our readers answer the questions “What is Hadoop?” and “How do I use Hadoop?” Before we delve too deeply into the answers to these questions, though, we want to get you excited about some of the tasks that ...

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