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10 Use Cases of Hadoop

Derrick Harris over GigaOM lists 10 domains where Hadoop is used: online travel, mobile data, e-commerce, energy discovery, energy savings, infrastructure management, image processing, fraud detection, IT security, health care. Even if almost 2 years old, Mike Pearce’s 10 Problems that can use Hadoop is still a very good list of the types of challenges that Hadoop can help with.

But speaking of ways in which Hadoop is used, I remembered one friend of mine that kept teasing me: are there any other examples of Hadoop usage beyond log processing1? If you know any other Hadoop usages don’t be shy and leave a comment or drop me an email.


  1. He was doing image processing at that time. 

Original title and link: 10 Use Cases of Hadoop (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)

via: http://gigaom.com/cloud/10-ways-companies-are-using-hadoop-to-do-more-than-serve-ads/