Unlocking New Big Data Insights with MySQL

Today the terms "Big Data" and "Internet of Things" draw a lot of attention, but behind the hype there's a simple story. For decades, companies have been making business decisions based on traditional "enterprise data". Beyond that critical data, however, is a potential treasure trove of additional data: weblogs, social media, email, sensors, photographs and much more that can be mined for useful information. More and more organizations are therefore looking to include non-traditional yet potentially very valuable data with their traditional enterprise data in their business intelligence analysis.

As the world's most popular open source database, and the leading open source database for Web-based and Cloud-based applications, MySQL is a key component of numerous big data platforms. This whitepaper explores how you can unlock extremely valuable insights using MySQL with the Hadoop platform.