Science of Big Data 2012 – Andrew Oswald / Josh Angotti – Hadoop at Comcast – a Case Study

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Chariot Solutions has been working with Comcast to enable better understanding of selections their cable subscribers make in their onscreen menus. Andrew Oswald, a Hadoop and data analysis expert at Chariot, led a team of developers in implementing a data analysis engine using the Apache Hadoop Map/Reduce engine. Andrew discusses how the solution helped their data analysis team reach decisions in near real time.

Comcast’s Josh Angotti led the effort from Comcast’s perspective, and discusses his view of the solution, and the ultimate benefits of using a big data analysis tool suite. Questions are taken by both parties.