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Product News : RedPoint Makes Big Data Management in Hadoop Simpler
on 2014/6/2 8:08:09 (511 reads)
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RedPoint Global has announced the general availability of RedPoint Data Management™ for Hadoop®, the first pure YARN data quality and data integration product on the market. With its easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface, RedPoint enables traditional data analysts to manage Big Data without requiring coding in MapReduce, a skill in increasingly short supply.

The shortage of skilled data workers is often cited as a key reason that Big Data has not yet achieved its fullest potential. A 2011 report by the McKinsey Global Institute noted that a shortage of talent will prevent organizations from taking advantage of Big Data. The report noted that by 2018, the United States could be short by 190,000 people with analytics skills and 1.5 million managers who know how to use Big Data to make effective decisions.

"The challenge today is that certain skillsets, such as MapReduce coding, are required to take advantage of Hadoop's benefit," said RedPoint CEO Dale Renner. "Even when these skills are available, MapReduce coding adds unnecessary time and complexity to any Big Data project. Companies need data quality and data integration solutions that can help their traditional data analysts drive accurate insights from their Big Data easily and cost-effectively. That's what RedPoint delivers."

Processing Data Natively in Hadoop

RedPoint Data Management for Hadoop was one of the first applications certified by Hortonworks as being able to process Big Data natively within a Hadoop 2.0 environment using the YARN architecture, making MapReduce unnecessary. Competing solutions are either dependent on MapReduce, or need to move data into and out of the Hadoop cluster for processing, defeating the inherent value of Hadoop's scalability and speed. With RedPoint, data is processed directly inside the cluster, saving time and valuable compute resources.

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