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Hadoop for Finance Essentials by Rajiv Tiwari

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Preface

Data has been increasing at an exponential rate and organizations are either struggling to cope up or rushing to take advantage by analyzing it. Hadoop is an excellent open source framework, which addresses this big data problem.

I have used Hadoop within the financial sector for the last few years but could not find any resource or book that explains the usage of Hadoop for finance use cases. The best books I have ever found are again on Hadoop, Hive, or some MapReduce patterns, with examples on counting words or Twitter messages in all possible ways.

I have written this book with the objective of explaining the basic usage of Hadoop and other products to tackle big data for finance use cases. I have touched base on the majority of use ...

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