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The IDC conservatively predicts that Hadoop will represent a software market of approximately $816 million by 2016, while at the same time providing the bedrock solution for the Big Data market, which is in turn expected to become $23 BILLION dollar business by 2016.
Lars Nielsen's Hadoop: The Engine That Drives Big Data provides a concise, user-friendly, jargon-free introduction to the Hadoop platform, carefully explaining both its strengths and its limitations as well as the fundamentals of how it works, how it evolved and why it is so vital to the future of Business Intelligence (BI).
A leading programmer and systems administrator for more than 30 years, Nielsen here delivers an incisive yet user-friendly introduction to Hadoop – that most vital of tools for harvesting and sorting massive amounts of streaming, real-time unstructured information and quickly gaining actionable BI via Big Data Analytics.
This detailed, 7,000-word executive-summary has been specially crafted for those who need a fundamental understanding of Hadoop as a platform in order to fully grasp the complete depth and breadth of the mushrooming Big Data industry.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lars Nielsen has more than thirty years of experience as a systems developer, administrator and IT engineer for a range of Fortune 500 firms. His bestselling books include The Little Book of Cloud Computing, A Simple Introduction to Data Science, The Little Book of Cloud Computing Security and Computing: A Business History.
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