Charles Zedlewski, a fellow Entrrprise Irregular, discusses some of Cloudera’s over 100 Hadoop use cases with Dennis Howlett
- A number of customers are handling hundreds of billions of IT events where they’re looking for patterns that might represent a threat as compared to ‘normal’ behaviors.
- Monsanto is taking geo-spatial and other data to figure out the seed sowing patterns that will deliver uplifted yields for their customers. Early results are encouraging. That data is being sold as an additional service to farmers.
- Skybox uses satellite images to tell traders how busy specific ports are for different types of commodity. It can also tell retailers how busy their shopping areas are by counting the numbers of vehicle in their own and competitors’ parking lots.
- A large bank is taking both marketing and risk data to make the combined data part of a continuous analytic process. This optimizes marketing efforts while minimizing risk.