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SAS and Apache Hadoop for Government By @BobGourley | @BigDataExpo [#BigData]

Enterprises in government are awash in more data than they can make sense of

New in the CTOvision Research Library: We have just posted an overview of an architectural assessment we produced laying out best practices and design patterns for the use of SAS and Apache Hadoop, with a focus on the government sector.

Download this overview at: SAS and Apache Hadoop for Government

Here is more:

sas-and-hadoopEnterprises in government are awash in more data than they can make sense of. This has given rise to the current “Big Data” phenomenon, in which opportunities for turning data into knowledge using analytics calls for new solutions. Challenges such as scalability, performance and the ability to handle new and different types of data makes it difficult to unlock the value in the data while it is still current. One of the most important architectural trends enterprises should consider today is the integration of new Hadoop-centric Big Data approaches with user-focused business analytics capabilities.

The powerful combination of SAS and Hadoop for business analytics can provide a great solution to address the many threats – as well as opportunities – government agencies face today.

Download “SAS and Apache Hadoop for Government”

On 21 May we will be providing a deep dive into these architectural patterns with an engineer from SAS. For more information and to register for this webinar see:  SAS and Apache Hadoop Webinar

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Bob Gourley writes on enterprise IT. He is a founder of Crucial Point and publisher of CTOvision.com