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The Use of Open Source is Growing. So Why Do Organisations Still Turn to SAS?

Insights from a presentation at the 2014 Hadoop Summit

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Should your company use commercial analytics software or open source to meet business needs? What’s best when using Hadoop?

These and other questions were answered in a recent presentation at the 2014 Hadoop Summit by Brian Garrett. His presentation “With the Rise of Open Source, Why Organisations Still Turn to SAS” highlighted little-known facts about SAS investments in software including how SAS®:

  • Brings value to open source solutions
  • Supports the entire analytical lifecycle
  • Has been re-architected to run at high speed inside Hadoop
  • And much much more

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