Big data has become big business, and companies and organizationsof all sizes are struggling to find ways to retrieve valuableinformation from their massive data sets with becoming overwhelmed.Enter Hadoop and this easy-to-understand For Dummiesguide. Hadoop For Dummies helps readers understand thevalue of big data, make a business case for using Hadoop, navigatethe Hadoop ecosystem, and build and manage Hadoop applications andclusters.
- Explains the origins of Hadoop, its economic benefits, and itsfunctionality and practical applications
- Helps you find your way around the Hadoop ecosystem, programMapReduce, utilize design patterns, and get your Hadoop cluster upand running quickly and easily
- Details how to use Hadoop applications for data mining, webanalytics and personalization, large-scale text processing, datascience, and problem-solving
- Shows you how to improve the value of your Hadoop cluster,maximize your investment in Hadoop, and avoid common pitfalls whenbuilding your Hadoop cluster
From programmers challenged with building and maintainingaffordable, scaleable data systems to administrators who must dealwith huge volumes of information effectively and efficiently, thishow-to has something to help you with Hadoop.