If business units are clamoring for intensive analytics that will stretch your organizations storage capabilities to the maximum, its time to get familiar with Hadoop. As a flexible, open source data storage technology, Hadoop offers improved processing at just 5 percent of the cost of relational database technology.
I know what you are thinking: Even potentially cost-saving technologies have a cost, namely the learning curve and time that goes into figuring out how to use them. Luckily, Hadoop lends itself well to pilot projects. So if youve got a business unit pestering you for guidance on how to manage the costs of a text-, audio- or visually-rich analytics project, consider adding Hadoop to your arsenal.
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