The Hadoop platform was designed to solve problems with inherent volumes and variety of data, including a mixture of unstructured and structured data. Hadoop benefits all companies that perform deep and computationally extensive analytics. Examples include:
Family History Service ProviderAncestry.com switched to MapR from another Hadoop distribution for a more reliable infrastructure that also enables different development teams to access data directly over NFS and work on disparate tasks such as algorithm development and data mining. Ancestry.com’s latest service provides DNA processing and analyzing over large clusters of data to produce a DNA-based genealogy report.