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‘Tis the Season to Hunt Fraudsters (with Big Data)

Dec 21, 2015 |

Everybody loves Christmas–especially the fraudsters who cloak their criminal schemes in holly, tinsel, and the rush for last-minute gifts. For the folks at ecommerce fulfillment giant eBay Enterprise, keeping the fraudsters away has involved a judicious application of big data tech. Read more…

Hadoop Gets a Security Boost from eBay’s Eagle

Nov 12, 2015 |

Security gaps have long been a concern for Hadoop users, prompting a flurry of data encryption approaches and cloud-based tools aimed at locking down the database platform.

Now, hyper-scale users like eBay are joining the effort by developing new tools to secure Hadoop in real time. Read more…

Reworking Analytics at the World’s Largest Marketplace

Sep 21, 2012 |“Consumers have a mall in their pocket,” said Bob Page, Platform Analytics VP of eBay, pointing to the predominance of smartphones, which have shifted the marketplace toward a new stage in online commerce. However, the standards that worked in the “golden age” of a company like eBay are... Read more…

Six Super-Scale Hadoop Deployments

Apr 26, 2012 |This has been a stellar year for the big data ecosystem, in part due to the vitality of the ecosystem that has been developing around Apache's open source big data framework, Hadoop. While it's necessary to keep enthusiasm in check since it's by no means a fit for all users, we've highlighted six large-scale Hadoop use cases that highlight the ability of.... Read more…

Mega-Retail’s Big Data Hunch

Nov 21, 2011 |Real-time recommendation engines are central to many online businesses. While generally ahead of this particular curve, eBay announced another new key in their strategy to deliver instant recommendations--lighting the path again for big retail. Read more…

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