International Journal of Scientific Research Engineering &Technology (IJSRET)
As in the present day context, growing with big data derive the importance of analyzing huge amount of data. The data can be frequent and speedy of increment and change in database and warehouses leads to big data. Due to dissimilar types of data, it needs a specialized merging system. So Apache foundation had come up with an open source tool called Apache Hadoop which deals with variety of data. In this paper, the authors have discussing the characteristic description about the big data and Apache Hadoop framework. It also discusses the challenges which are facing with Hadoop and their use cases.