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Tales from the Big Data Frontline: How Experian Increased Insights & Speed to Market with Hadoop

Learn how Experian moved beyond the constraints of their database & achieved success with Hadoop, MapR and Syncsort!

If you’re thinking about your first Hadoop implementation or want tips for your next one,  you’ll want to view this webcast featuring Tom Thomas, IT senior director for Consumer Information Services at Experian.
Tom’s team turned to Hadoop last year in response to an explosion of consumer & business data products that are at the heart of Experian’s international information services business.
Working with MapR and Syncsort, they were able to move beyond the constraints of their in-house database, while increasing processing power & speed, lowering costs, and devising new ways to store more easily-accessible data.
On this webcast, Tom shares a first-hand account of his team's first Hadoop initiative, including:

  • Setting objectives and defining metrics
  • Considerations for selecting the right solutions for the job
  • Best practices and tips for implementation
  • Results and lessons learned