Hadoop World 2011: The Powerful Marriage of R and Hadoop

An overview of R, the Open Source programming language used by more than 2 million users that was specifically developed for statistical analysis and data visualization.

Date: Wednesday, Nov 09 2011

Description

When two of the most powerful innovations in modern analytics come together, the result is revolutionary. This session will provide an overview of R, the Open Source programming language used by more than 2 million users that was specifically developed for statistical analysis and data visualization. It will discuss the ways that R and Hadoop have been integrated and look at use case that provides real-world experience. Finally it will provide suggestions of how enterprises can take advantage of both of these industry-leading technologies.