Integrating a Big Data project with a traditional B.I. shop can take a lot of work, but a few suggestions could make the process easier. Here are a few suggestions from the Hadoop Summit conference from last week, including many from Abe Taha, vice president of engineering at KarmaSphere.
A second article in Slashdot about best practices for Hadoop in enterprise deployments can be found here. There are lots of efforts underway to make Hadoop more suitable for large-scale business deployments—including the addition of integral elements such as high availability, referential integrity, failovers, and the like. My story goes into some of the details, including the ability to deploy the MapR version under Amazon’s Web Services (above).