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Need Guidance on Hadoop

dev misra

Joined: May 03, 2013
Posts: 1
Hi Experts,

I am new to this forum. Please let me know if I make any mistakes while posting my quries.

I am having 8 years of exp in Mainframe and I want to do Hadoop or SAAS. Is it a right choice for me to learn Hadoop? Or shall I go into SAAS ?

Please help me!!.

Thanks a lot in advance.
Ranganathan Kaliyur Mannar

Joined: Oct 16, 2003
Posts: 1101

Hi Dev,
Welcome to the Ranch!

For Hadoop, you can learn and write Pig scripts to run Map-Reduce jobs. Pig script is quite easy to pick up, so, you can start quickly on that.

Your option of SAAS has a broad meaning. You can build a SAAS application with a variety of technologies. You should choose one and work on that.

Sumit Bisht
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 02, 2008
Posts: 331

If someone asks me this, then I'll find out the background experience that person has. A mainframe expert like you would be proficient in dealing with batch centric jobs. As Ranganathan put it, SAAS has a broad meaning.
In my opinion, mapreduce and big data management has got more in common with mainframe people than cloud centric environment.
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