Researchers at the University of Montana were interested in preventing epilepsy in patients suffering from traumatic brain injuries. As they began to gather data, they realized how crucial it was to be able to analyze this massive amount of data in a short period of time.
This datagram quickly explains the nine levers that enable organizations to create value from an ever-growing volume of data from a variety of sources -- value that results from insights derived and actions taken at every level of the organization.
John McPherson, Distinguished Engineer from IBM Research, introduces the Hadoop platform. This is part 1 of a 3 part series in which John discusses Hadoop, the Big data Ecosystem, use cases and aspects of Big Data that IBM research are focusing on.