From Hadoop to the Enterprise Data Hub: A New Foundation for Modern Information Architecture

Hadoop has evolved from its niche origins at large Internet firms into a core component of modern information architecture; you can mainstream Big Data and Hadoop through an “embrace and extend” strategy that maps the platform to your IT organization, the practices for running the data center, and to your core business requirements; you can deploy Hadoop as the foundation of an Enterprise Data Hub to efficiently and securely store, process, analyze, and serve all your data, while complementing existing systems, practices, and skills.

Date: Tuesday, Jan 14 2014


For organizations that need to be information driven while managing risk and cost, Apache Hadoop has emerged as the leading platform for Big Data management and analytics due to its flexibility, scalability, and economics. Yet the model of early adopters - implementing Hadoop as a special side project with dedicated expert teams - is not sustainable. In 2014, IT must look beyond the hype towards solving real business problems and make Big Data and Hadoop first-class citizens in the enterprise.

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