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From Eric Sammer <esam...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop for accounting?
Date Tue, 23 Mar 2010 16:01:28 GMT

It is extremely common that data processed with Hadoop is eventually
used for billing purposes. Regarding your example, one could use map
reduce to calculate usage totals by customer ID and drive billing from

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 7:04 AM, Marcos Medrado Rubinelli
<marcosm@buscape-inc.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> The wiki's "Powered By" page ( http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/PoweredBy )
> lists dozens of companies using Hadoop in production, some of them for
> mission-critical operations, but is anyone using it - or planning to - for
> anything that involves money, like calculating a bill from API usage, or
> microtransactions?
> If not, what are your main concerns? What parts would you consider stable
> enough for this kind of use?
> Thanks,
> Marcos

Eric Sammer
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