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Hadoop is rapidly moving from prototyping and standalone solutions to an important component of the enterprise IT ecosystem. At the same time, the volume of data being managed by Hadoop systems in support of enterprise data hubs and refineries, as well as analytic applications, is growing rapidly.
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The real value of a decision-making environment is not in the creation of reports or simple multi-dimensional analytics. It is in the creation and use of the more sophisticated analytics like statistics and data mining. And the way to support these critical capabilities is by extending the traditional data warehouse environment to include data sets in more fluid, less controlled components in addition to the enterprise data warehouse.
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Hadoop enables organizations to extract valuable insight from large volumes of structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data. The need for large, up-front investments and concerns about flexibility, coupled with special challenges involved in evaluating the technology and developing Hadoop skills, often prevent organizations from adopting and deploying Hadoop across the enterprise. It also becomes impractical to use Hadoop on an occasional basis for high-impact projects that do not have a need for continuous processing. There is good news, though. You can overcome these capital requirements barriers through cloud computing.
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