You have heard about Big Data for a long time and how companies that use Big Data as part of their business decision making process experience significantly higher profitability than their competition.
Now that your company is ready to embark on its first Apache Hadoop® journey there are important lessons to be learned. This white paper will help you avoid the pitfalls and missteps that we at Hortonworks have seen so many companies fall into.
There are five pitfalls that we are going to discuss in this whitepaper:
Pitfall 1- We are going to start small
Pitfall 2- Build it and they shall come
Pitfall 3- We need to hire a team of people with Hadoop Background
Pitfall 4- We are not big enough to have a center of excellence
Pitfall 5- It's Open Source- We can do it ourselves