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Circumventing big data hurdles with Apache Hadoop and Hortonworks

Big data analytics have gained in popularity over the last few years, yet many operations continue to struggle with their implementation. Not all analytics platforms are created equal and businesses may find that a hastily chosen application is unsuitable for their needs and existing capabilities. For instance, only the most high-quality solutions will facilitate the use of unstructured data. The scope of a data analytics project can be greatly improved by incorporating difficult-to-quantify information sources such as audio and video recordings, allowing researchers to dig deeper into the data pool and glean more actionable insights.…

Although launching a big data project presents certain challenges, Hortonworks and Apache Hadoop can help organizations eliminate those issues.
The question of whether data can be effectively processed in Hadoop is dependent on the user strategy, not the information itself.
Hortonworks' recent partnership with Red Hat is poised to provide Apache Hadoop users with greater flexibility integrating storage solutions and enterprise file systems.
Apache Hadoop can benefit the healthcare sector, which needs user-friendly ways to effectively store and apply data for improving medical care. 
Hadoop HBase is an essential component of Apache Hadoop, simplifying big data storage and making its retrieval and usage more efficient. 
Hadoop architecture can foster smarter data use in nonprofit and government organizations by aligning information with objectives. 
A group of high school students used data analytics tools, such as those built upon an Apache Hadoop foundation, to identify San Francisco crime trends.
Businesses looking to take an active approach to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem can use this Hadoop tutorial to optimize operations.
Hadoop technology has provided businesses with a more practical solution to their data analytics needs.
Firms worried about the gap between the supply of Hadoop experts and the growing demand can utilize Hadoop tutorials to create them in house.
Companies can take a page from Hadoop's open-source history to emphasize collaboration in big data insights.
Although largely utilized in the private sector, Hadoop and big data tools could benefit government agencies as well.
Organizations looking for a management application for big data optimization should consider a Hadoop tutorial in Apache Ambari.
With data analytics spending on the rise, businesses that fail to launch their own project risk missing out on the benefits of a Hadoop-based solution.
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