Hadoop demystified – a quick reckoner

We will now discuss the need to process huge multistructured data and the challenges involved in processing such huge data using traditional distributed applications. We will also discuss the advent of Hadoop and how it efficiently addresses these challenges.

The enterprise context

The last decade has been a defining moment in the history of data, resulting in enterprises adopting new business models and opportunities piggybacking on the large-scale growth of data.

The proliferation of Internet searches, personalization of music, tablet computing, smartphones, 3G networks, and social media contributed to the change in rules of data management, from organizing, acquiring, storing, and retrieving data to managing ...

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