Cara_Latham writes: "Banks, including Zions Bancorporation, are exploring Apache's Hadoop open source platform to enable deeper analytics. With the promise big data is expected to bring, organizations are exploring their options for solving business challenges with emerging data technologies. It's just not practical or cost-effective to use traditional database platforms and technologies that were designed before the big-data era, but exploring Hadoop may be a solution, industry experts say."
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