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We’re back with a new episode of The Fantastic 12 of 2012: Behind the Scenes Series and this week we’re covering the hot topic of Big Data! In this episode, Saptak Sen, Senior Product Manager, recaps some the conversations he recently had with customers at the 2012 Strata Conference and the Gartner Business Intelligence Summit 2012. Saptak also talk about his own personal journey into the world of Big Data. Lastly, he explains (with a visual aid on his door) where Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop, got the Hadoop name from.
Watch the episode below to hear what customers are saying about Big Data, their use of Hadoop, Saptak’s own journey into Big Data, and the origins of the Hadoop name!
Download The Fantastic 12 of SQL Server 2012 (PDF) and also watch all previous episodes here. Participate in the Twitter Contest that follows every episode of this series happens every Thursday at 10:30am PT, where you could win one of the new SQL Server T-Shirts of your choice!
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