MapReduce and the Data Scientist

by Colin White, BI Research



Colin White examines the advantages of big data and the role of the data scientist in deploying big data solutions.


This white paper presents a set of scenarios outlining how Hadoop and relational DBMS technology can coexist to provide the benefits of big data and big data analytics to both the business and to data scientists. As an example of the use of MapReduce in a relational DBMS, the paper also reviews the implementation of MapReduce in the Aster Database.


Read this white paper to learn:


The benefits of Hadoop MapReduce, Hive, and relational DBMSs that have added MapReduce capabilities
When to use which technology



About the Author:


Colin White is the President of DataBase Associates Inc. and founder of BI Research. As an analyst, educator and writer he is well known for his in-depth knowledge of data management, information integration, and business intelligence technologies and how they can be used for building the smart and agile business. With many years of IT experience, he has consulted for dozens of companies throughout the world and is a frequent speaker at leading IT events.

MapReduce and the Data Scientist
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