Apache Hadoop Series – Post 2 – [ What is Big Data ]

Hadoop

To understand the need for Hadoop, we need to understand what is Big data? Big data came into existence as the collection of data is increasing at an exponential rate. For example, NASA is collecting ~1.73 GB data/second, which is very huge. Different types of data are collected on a daily basis – video , audio , text , pictures, etc So we have a need for high volume of data which has a high variety and needs to be processed at a high velocity. For example : Google needs…

Apache Hadoop Series – Post -1 – [ Introduction on Apache Hadoop ]

Hadoop

Organizations all around the world have been storing data for years. Now , Organizations wants to use this data , To understand and analyze existing problems To seize new opportunities and To create more revenue , attain more profitability and to cut down the loses. The study and analysis of these vast volumes of data has given birth to the term – Big Data. The first file system which was introduced to store and process large volumes of data was invented by google called the google file system, otherwise known…