Given the unstructured nature of much of this information–which may include posts on social media sites, audio and video files, logs, and clickstream data–it’s no surprise that organizations are trying to find the best methods to store and analyze it as efficiently and affordably as possible. When it comes to using Hadoop to replace or augment an enterprise’s current data warehouse, the consensus is split pretty much down the middle. Just over half (51%) of respondents want to use a Hadoop-based environment to augment their data warehouse, while 46% want Hadoop to replace their existing infrastructure.
It’s readily apparent, however, that enterprises are taking big data analytics seriously.
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