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Hadoop is not enough for 'big data', says Facebook analytics chief

Chris Kanaracus | Oct. 30, 2013
Don't discount the value of relational database technology, Ken Rudin told a big data conference.

But if statisticians are placed into business units, ""you'll find multiple groups trying to solve problems redundantly," he said.

Facebook has settled on an "embedded" model, wherein analysts are placed with business teams but report up to a higher-level group of analysts, which helps avoid duplicate efforts.



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