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Hadoop Data Integration 101

Hadoop Data Integration 101

Last year Cloudera published a blog post on Big Data’s new use cases: transformation, active archive, and exploration. There’s one more use case that isn’t explicitly mentioned - data integration.

Hadoop vs. Redshift

Hadoop vs. Redshift

Childhood dreams do come true - in 2015 "Batman vs. Superman" will bring the world’s biggest superheroes to battle on-screen, finally solving that eternal debate who will prevail (I put my Bitcoins on Batman).

Five Factors to Consider for Your Big Data Initiative

Five Factors to Consider for Your Big Data Initiative

The four V’s.  If you're reading this post, chances are good you know what they stand for.  In the off-chance you don’t, they represent volume, variety, velocity, and value.  The first three are relatively quantifiable.  The fourth, however, is a bit less tangible, less quantifiable, and as a result it makes it hard to associate a solid ROI to the concept of Big Data usage.