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27 May 2015

5 Scenarios: When To Use & When Not to Use Hadoop

Understanding Big Data and Hadoop

Forrester predicts, CIOs who are late to the Hadoop game will finally make the platform a priority in 2015. Hadoop has evolved as a must-to-know technology and has been a reason for better career, salary and job opportunities for many professionals.Big giants like Yahoo and Facebook are using Hadoop as an integral part of their functioning – in 2008, Yahoo! Inc. established the world’s largest Hadoop production application. Also, the Yahoo! Search Webmap is a Hadoop application that runs on over 10,000 core Linux clusters, generating data that is now widely used in every Yahoo! Web search query. On the other hand, Facebook uses Apache Hadoop to keep track of its billions of user profiles as well as all the data related to them like their images, posts, comments, videos, etc.

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