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Building The Foundation For Customer Insight: Hadoop Infrastructure Architecture

April 9, 2014

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The proliferation of customer-facing data-intensive systems in almost every modern enterprise has catalyzed the rapid deployment of big data environments, commonly with Hadoop as the underlying processing environment. Unfortunately, infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros have had little guidance in understanding how to configure and manage the underlying infrastructure to support Hadoop and its ecosystem of tools and applications. This report helps I&O professionals understand the basics of Hadoop infrastructure and includes guidelines for system configuration, rough data sizing, and suggestions on how to plan for the inevitable growth of the Hadoop big data environment.

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Table of Contents

  • The Business Problem — Deriving Time-Sensitive Results From Big Data
  • Hadoop Basics For I&O Pros — Parallelism, Replication, And Scalability
  • How To Architect The Right Infrastructure For Hadoop
  • It's Alive — And Growing — Staffing And Operations For Hadoop
  • WHAT IT MEANS

  • Hadoop Will Become A Critical Part Of Core Enterprise Business
  • Related Research Documents