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Umut Aytekin
Senior Director of Business Development, MapR
Umut Aytekin is Senior Director of Business Development at MapR where he is responsible for strategic partnerships and alliances. Prior to joining MapR, Umut spent 10 years as a management consultant advising senior executives on strategy, operations and technology at Booz Allen Hamilton, Booz & Company (now part of PWC) and Oliver Wyman. He holds a Masters and PhD from Northwestern University, enjoys spending time with family, and is an aspiring triathlete and surfer.

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Posted on November 4, 2014 by Umut Aytekin

We’re seeing more and more enterprises deploy Hadoop and NoSQL databases together to solve big data challenges. This model is simply an extension of the types of data integrations we already see with Hadoop. Many of our customers today already deploy architectures that process and analyze several years’ worth of relational data on Hadoop. Now the innovative data-driven organizations are pushing their NoSQL data into Hadoop as well to benefit from the power of divide-and-conquer with MapReduce (as well as from the other processing technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem).

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