Powering SQL on Hadoop


This whitepaper from EMA describes how organizations welcome Hadoop into their environments for a number of reasons. First, enterprises can derive additional insights from multi-structured data. Hadoop provides a reliable, scalable framework for distributed processing of large, complex, or unstructured data that arrives at significant volumes. Second, traditional database platforms bring a licensing model that can significantly increase license and maintenance costs. These costs can amount to significant barriers to entry for small organizations starting their data management efforts and ongoing expenses for larger companies…

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