Business intelligence on the cheap with Apache Hadoop and Dojo, Part 1, Crunch your existing data using Apache Hadoop
Feed a web-based reporting application
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: August 17, 2010
Understanding your business is always important. Your company can be as agile as you want it to be, but if you do not know the right moves to make, you are driving with your eyes closed. Business intelligence solutions can be prohibitively expensive, and they often require you to retrofit your data to work with their systems. Open source technologies, however, make it easier than ever to create your own business intelligence reports. In this article, the first of a two-part series, learn how to crunch your existing data using Apache Hadoop and turn it into data that can be easily fed to a web-based reporting application.
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