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Hadoop For Dummies by Dirk deRoos

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Chapter 19

Ten Reasons to Adopt Hadoop

In This Chapter

arrow The price is right

arrow The (open source) community is there

arrow Companies love Hadoop — they really do

arrow Scalability isn’t a problem

arrow Hadoop plays nicely with traditional tools

arrow Hadoop has broad tastes in data types

arrow Hadoop can face (almost) any analytical challenge

arrow Full data sets are the norm (no sampling)

arrow Hardware’s ability to deal with Hadoop improves every day

arrow Flexible workloads? No problem!

Hadoop is a powerful and flexible platform for large-scale ...

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