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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Hadoop by Debarchan Sarkar

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Big Data and Hadoop

Suddenly, Big Data is the talk of the town. Every company ranging from enterprise-level to small-scale startups has money for Big Data. The storage and hardware costs have dramatically reduced over the past few years enabling the businesses to store and analyze data, which were earlier discarded due to storage and processing challenges. There has never been a more exciting time with respect to the world of data. We are seeing the convergence of significant trends that are fundamentally transforming the industry and a new era of tech innovation in areas such as social, mobile, advanced analytics, and machine learning. We're seeing an explosion of data where there is an entirely new scale and scope ...

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