GameChanger: Hadoop

Feb 04, 2013

By any measure, government data is growing at lightning-fast speed, due in large part to the fast-growing stores of unstructured data. With so much data—telemetry data, biometrics data, video, emails and more—agencies have the opportunity to uncover important actionable information, ranging from identifying opportunities to save money to identifying potential threats to the nation’s security.

Hadoop, an open source software framework, is showing up in more and more and, is specifically suited to these types of tasks.