Four Use Cases of Big Data Technologies

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By Dr. John R. Talburt Big data tools are key pieces of marketing technology in all corporate environments today. This has become so as the use cases for big data have changed and grown along with their potential. Now that this paradigm has clearly shifted, it is just as important to understand where it is going and where it came …

The Next Generation of HiPER: Entity Resolution in Hadoop

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If you read any news about Big Data in 2015, chances are you will come across a reference to Hadoop. For years, the ability to process large data sets has been limited by processing power. Instead of running locally on one server, Hadoop processes data across clusters of less powerful machines. HiPER version 2.0 is a next-generation entity identity information …

Brief History of HiPER

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Development of Black Oak’s High Performance Entity Resolution system (HiPER) began in 2009 and the first release (version 1.0) was completed in 2011. By 2012, HiPER version 1 was in use, and is still used today. The original release of HiPER runs locally and has advanced matching functions including Boolean and Scoring Rules. The initial inspiration for the product began …