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Integrating Hadoop by Jake Dolezal, William McKnight

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9 Master Data Management and Big Data

We have discussed at length the loading of data into Hadoop, often citing the reasons and purposes for doing so. But, one less obvious value proposition lies in how Hadoop data can interact with the master data of an organization. Increasingly, we see this master data being stored in a master data management hub.

Master data could encompass customers, products, store locations, or anything else that is essential to the business and is shared among multiple systems.

The more heterogeneous the environment becomes—and it should become pretty heterogeneous over time—the more important threading common data elements throughout the environment becomes.

Master Data Management is a discipline essential to obtaining ...

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