Experian credits big data for real-time marketing

December 13, 2012
Hadoop and HBase connect the dots of consumer touch points by processing 100 million records per hour for one of the world's largest credit bureaus
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Big data visualization: A big deal for eBay

December 06, 2012
As one of the world's largest e-commerce websites, eBay analyzes huge quantities of data -- with data visualization providing valuable insight across the company
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Big data drives high performance for Cars.com

November 29, 2012
Analysis of Web user clickstreams and machine-generated log files helps auto shopping site Cars.com increase revenue and defend against malicious bots
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Unraveling the mystery of multiple sclerosis with big data

November 16, 2012
Confronted by a varied, 250TB data set, researchers opted for a huge hardware upgrade and analytic techniques based on the R statistical language
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Williams-Sonoma uses big data to zero in on customers

November 08, 2012
To target individual customers, Williams-Sonoma needed data from a broad swath of sources, a Hadoop platform, and a dashboard to make sense of it all
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Facebook pushes the limits of Hadoop

November 01, 2012
You'd think that 100 petabytes would be big enough data for any business -- but not for Facebook
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Fighting cancer with 3D big data visualization

October 25, 2012
In correlating huge patient and gene data sets, interactive 3D visualization lets researchers accelerate analysis and open up data to broader range of scholars
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The big data journey has begun

October 18, 2012
Relentless data growth has conjured up new technologies for data analysis and unprecedented opportunities for insight
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