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Apache Hadoop and the Big Data Opportunity in Banking

Recorded on October 25th, 2011

This webcast focused on how big data is transforming the banking industry. Among the topics discussed were:

  • What is big data and what does it mean for banking?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities that come with unstructured data?
  • What is Apache Hadoop and what role should it play in your data architecture?
  • What are some popular banking uses cases for how Apache Hadoop is being used today?
  • How can banks leverage Apache Hadoop without having to write their own code/applications?
  • Are there banking applications available that leverage the power of big data and Apache Hadoop?
  • What is the future of Apache Hadoop?
  • How should I get started?


  • Arun C. Murthy – lead of the Next Generation MapReduce project in Apache Hadoop and co-founder of Hortonworks
  • Abhishek Mehta – co-founder of Tresata, creator of the first Hadoop-powered big data & analytics platform for financial industry data


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