Syncsort’s New eBook Warns of Five Pitfalls to Avoid with Hadoop

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Helps Customers Identify Critical Hadoop Gaps and Provides Best Practices to Overcome Them

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Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data integration solutions, today announced the availability of a free eBook created to help customers maximize the potential of Hadoop by identifying and overcoming critical gaps in Hadoop’s data integration capabilities.

ETL is emerging as the key use case for Hadoop implementations, but Hadoop still lacks a number of core data integration capabilities required for successful ETL deployments. The eBook provides specific recommendations for filling the gaps and choosing complementary data integration tools to make it easier for a broad audience to develop and maintain ETL jobs in Hadoop.

“Hadoop ETL requires organizations to acquire a completely new set of advanced programming skills that are expensive and difficult to find,” said Josh Rogers, senior vice president, data integration business, Syncsort. “To overcome this challenge, it’s critical to choose the right tools to complement Hadoop and leverages skills that organizations already possess.”

The eBook is published on the heels of Syncsort’s announcement of its latest contribution to the Apache Hadoop community, a new feature that strengthens Apache Hadoop’s Big Data integration & ETL capabilities and is committed to Apache Hadoop 2.0.3-alpha.

To download a free copy of the eBook, visit, or read our blog about the eBook at

About Syncsort’s Data Integration Business
Syncsort provides data-intensive organizations across the big data continuum with a smarter way to collect and process the ever-expanding data avalanche. With thousands of deployments across all major platforms, including mainframe, Syncsort helps customers around the world to overcome the architectural limits of today’s ETL and Hadoop environments, empowering their organizations to drive better business outcomes in less time, with less resources and lower TCO. For more information visit

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Michael Kornspan
Syncsort Incorporated
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel: 201-930-8216

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