Lessons Learned Deploying Hadoop

So you’ve done your research and quickly realized that Hadoop is going to be at the very core of your company’s Big Data Platform, given that data storage and processing will never get more cost effective than open-source software running on commodity hardware. The next level down the rabbit hole has you in a quandary, though. Beyond Hadoop, you start running into technologies like Hive, Impala, Pig, Storm, YARN and other elements from Hadoop’s periodic table of technologies.

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