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BMC Control-M for Hadoop and MetaScale
MetaScale, a unit of Sears Holdings, performs big data analytics for Sears and other major companies worldwide. Working with large integrated retailers, finance and healthcare companies, MetaScale works with vast amounts of structured and unstructured data from various channels. The company moved to Hadoop to better intake, manage, process and analyze this data.
MetaScale implemented BMC Control-M to quickly process and transform this data in their Hadoop environment. It was critical that MetaScale be able to analyze data at a more granular level and further back in time, requirements that were beyond the capabilities of traditional mainframe or
Apache Hadoop is an open source technical framework that supports data-intensive distributed applications, typically running applications on large clusters of commodity hardware.
•The only predictive workflow analytics solution available today.
• Implement Hadoop applications faster – by automating the development and management of batch workflows using a drag and drop interface that is integrated with Hadoop projects.• Enable rapid business change – by connecting Hadoop workflows to enterprise processing for an end-to-end view of service. • Integrate with HDFS, Pig, Scoop, Hive, and MapReduce to automate the Hadoop workflow process.•Emerging market with significant cost savings. According to Wikibon, the market for managing big data is estimated at
•Business model transformation spreads value into the enterprise. Part of the Sears family of companies, MetaScale offers end-to-end services for Hadoop and big data.