new data sets in powerful ways.
Hadoop enables enterprises to
easily explore complex data using
custom analyses tailored to their
information and questions.
Hadoop runs on a collection of
commodity, shared-nothing servers. You can add or remove servers in a Hadoop cluster at will; the
system detects and compensates
Hadoop Is Ready for Corporate IT
JPMorgan Chase and eBay use Hadoop to handle
ever-growing data stores. By JaikuMar ViJayaN
ou Nt JPMorGaN ChaSE and eBay among the
many companies that are putting hadoop to use
in the enterprise.
JPMorgan Chase still relies heavily on core rela-
tional database technologies for transaction
processing, but it uses hadoop-based products
for a growing number of tasks, said larry Fein-
smith, the company’s managing director of it,
during a keynote talk at the recent hadoop World conference in
New york. Five out of seven JPMorgan Chase business units use
hadoop in some way, he noted.
hadoop’s ability to store vast volumes of unstructured data has
allowed JPMorgan Chase to collect and store Web logs, transaction
data and social media data, Feinsmith said.
the company is aggregating the data into a common platform,
and runs a range of customer-focused data mining and data analyt-
ics applications to utilize it, he said.
With over 150 petabytes of online storage, 30,000 databases
and 3. 5 billion logins to JPMorgan Chase user accounts, data is