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Top 12 big data stories of 2012

CIO staff | Dec. 20, 2012
The holidays are here and 2012 is on its way out, ending a huge year for Big Data. It's time to reflect on the most popular Big Data stories and tips of the year.

10. Hadoop Creator Outlines the Future of Big Data Platform

Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project, says Big Data is not hype and it's not a bubble. He lays out his vision of how Hadoop will become the Holy Grail of Big Data systems.

11. How to Use Big Data to Stop Customer Churn

While still in its infancy, Big Data helps companies on the cutting edge of customer experience figure out why some customers leave and how to stop others before they do.

12. Five Things CIOs Should Know About Big Data

You may not think you have petabytes of data worth analyzing, but you will, if you don't already. CIO magazine breaks down the 5 things CIOs need to know, now. As 2012 winds down, it's time to take a look at the year in Big Data. This year saw Big Data begin to emerge from the hype cycle, with more attention paid to how organizations can actually leverage their data assets to gain competitive advantage. Here are 12 of the most-read Big Data articles of 2012.

 

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