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The 2014 Twitter Olympics: Analyzing Sochi Tweets With Hadoop-as-a-Service

The 2014 Twitter Olympics: Analyzing Sochi Tweets With Hadoop-as-a-Service

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics were the most celebrated winter games on the net. Their official website had more visitors in one night than Vancouver 2010 had during the entire games and in the first five days alone there were 2.2 million tweets mentioning the #Sochi2014 hashtag. Following our own post on integrating social data with Big Data we decided to jump on the bobsled and perform a Twitter analysis of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics using our very own Xplenty Hadoop-as-a-Service