International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies
Big Data and its implications is a current hot topic in the overall global scenario. In this paper, the authors describe big data, as well as Apache Hadoop the most widely used framework for processing big data, which is at the fore of cutting edge technology- and for which new implementations are still being devised. They introduce Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop as one such implementation. An overview of its advantages and uses, and how it manages to improve drastically on Hadoop's big data processing performance using specific encryption techniques and specialized Intel processors is given.