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Discussion Board 2062

I’m working on a computer science discussion question and need an explanation to help me learn.

Discuss the advantages of Hadoop technology and distributed data file systems.

  • How is an Hadoop Distributed File System different from a Relational Database system?
  • What organizational issues are best solved using Hadoop technology? Give examples of the type of data they will analyze.
  • What companies currently use Hadoopo related technologies.


This video provides a comparison of Hadoop and Big Data processing and SQL used over a Relational Database.

What is Hadoop?: SQL Comparison (Links to an external site.)

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