Big Data for Relational Practitioners

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You’ve heard the hype about Big Data, Hadoop, and so on… How does this relate to you? This session will describe how the Hadoop ecosystem relates to the ETL, Data Warehousing and BI that you are already doing. We’ll discuss what no-SQL means in practice: What is gained and what is lost. There will be some examples showing Hadoop tools like Pig, Hive and Sqoop, and when you might use them. Finally, what skills should you focus on to make the transition from being a relational expert to a Big Data expert?
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