What is a good pilot project for big data?

Paul Calento

There are plenty of use cases for Big Data, but lack-of-(internal) skills can inhibit. What is a good point of entry for beginning a Big Data project to build the skills necessary for a lather-rinse-repeat phase? Thanks for your help. --Paul Calento

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Here is a series of articles on implementation of a big data project that might be of interest. http://www.acquia.com/blog/big-data-series  Hadoop and the cloud may have made it easier, but that's not the same as easy. 

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I think cuetip's answer is a good place to start with this, then you can build on it from there.

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