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Big Data Basics

Practical information and resources to help you get started

Billions of Internet users and machine-to-machine connections are causing a tsunami of data growth. Utilizing big data requires transforming your information infrastructure into a more flexible, distributed, and open environment. Intel offers a choice of big data solutions based on industry-standard chips, servers, and the Apache Hadoop* framework.

Use the following resources to start learning about big data.

What is big data and why should you care?

Discover how innovative new technologies enable IT to use big data analytics for significant competitive advantages.

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Unlock big data with Apache Hadoop*

Follow these simple steps to get started on your big data initiative.

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Cultivating Greater Big Data Insights

For big data analytics, the Bonafarm Group implemented SAP HANA* appliances for data warehousing and customer relationship management (CRM), running on an infrastructure composed of HP AppSystem* and HP servers powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family. This combination of technologies offers the flexibility, reliability, and performance it needs to quickly analyze information and support customer-related activities.

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Apache Hadoop framework podcast series

Apache Hadoop has evolved into the best approach to unstructured data analytics. Learn from some of the experts leading open-source community efforts for four key elements of an Apache Hadoop solution.

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