Executive's Guide to Hadoop

The Executive's Guide to Big Data and Apache Hadoop

by Robert D. Schneider

These days, any conversation surrounding big data is not complete without mentioning Apache™ Hadoop®. Enterprises, both large and small, are using Hadoop to store, manage, and analyze large amounts of data in order to gain a better understanding of their businesses, products, and customers.

While there is plenty of talk, there is also a great deal of confusion about big data and Hadoop in terms of exactly what they are, how to work with them, and how you can use them to improve your business.

This special edition ebook, from Robert D. Schneider, the author of Hadoop For Dummies, contains everything you need to know to get started with big data and Hadoop.

Download The Executive's Guide to Big Data and Apache Hadoop to learn:

  • Critical big data concepts and trends
  • How Hadoop relates to big data
  • Real-world applications of Hadoop in production today
  • 10 things to look for when evaluating Hadoop technology

About the Author

Robert D. Schneider is a Silicon Valley based technology consultant and author of Hadoop for Dummies. He has provided database optimization, distributed computing, and other technical expertise to a wide variety of enterprises in the financial, technology, and government sectors. He has written eight books and numerous articles on database technology and other complex topics such as cloud computing, Big Data, data analytics, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Robert blogs at www.rdschneider.com.