Organizations today face a challenge of data disparity greater than ever before. Driven by company size and type, the data is huge, complex and is generated in different forms and varieties like -
- Structured data
- Internal unstructured information – documents, images, files
- Web generated text data – Tweets, Facebook posts, LinkedIn updates
- Machine data – information from sensors or other electronic devices
- Location data – Mobile GPS data
Hadoop is a solution to the problem of Big Data. It...