I recently attended the HBaseCon 2013 conference and talked about building a real-time video analytics platform using Hadoop and HBase.
My presentation is embedded below:
More information about HBaseCon 2013 here: http://blog.cloudera.com/blog/2013/06/the-hbasecon-2013-afterglow/
I haven’t fully used Hadoop yet, but it looks like a pretty amazing tool for crunching large datasets. Combine Hadoop and Amazon EC2, and it should be possible to crunch large datasets with ephemeral EC2 instances fast. But I had problems getting Hadoop up and running on EC2…