BI’s Impact on the Data Center

Business Intelligence (BI) has earned its place in nearly every organization. While its value to decision making is clear, its impact on the data center is often overlooked. Myth: BI will help us make more informed business decisions. Reality: BI will help us make more informed business decisions, when we systematically provide it with high quality

Hadoop Automation Scripts – Scheduling, Securing and Connecting

When exploring automation of Hadoop processes, it’s important to consider best practices for securing and tracking who runs them, when they may be submitted to the schedule and what resources they should be allowed to consume. Whether using Hadoop for Big Data Analytics, social network architecture or marketing data mining, the questions are the same: