Tag: data lake

MongoDB Pivots to Analytics

Jun 21, 2017 |

MongoDB wasn’t originally designed to power advanced analytics. But the frustration that people have with Hadoop data lakes and the desire to get real-time answers from the database driving their applications is leading the company to build more analytic capabilities directly in the NoSQL database. Read more…

Big Data Fabrics Emerge to Ease Hadoop Pain

Jan 18, 2017 |

If Hadoop is leaving your data lake project all wet, you may be a good candidate for an emerging architectural concept called the big data fabric. As industry experts explain, big data fabrics bring a certain level of cohesion and automation to the processes and tools that companies are adopting as they try to get value out of big data. Read more…

Can Data Lakes Survive the Data Silo Onslaught?

Sep 12, 2016 |

Data lakes are hot. There’s no doubt about that. But will the data lake concept hold water in the long term? The jury is still out on that question, as the number and type of databases proliferates, as big Hadoop environments get difficult to manage, and the difficulty in bringing it all together continues to thwart all-encompassing analytical efforts. Read more…

Transcending Regulatory Compliance: Creating Business Value from Data Governance

Jun 27, 2016 |

Data governance has emerged to the forefront of financial services ever since this vertical became inundated with increasing and evolving regulations, penalties, and regulatory entities at the end of the last decade. Read more…

Data Management and Governance in the Data Lake

May 16, 2016 |

DataLakeA data lake is a central location in which to store all your data, regardless of source or format. It is typically built using Hadoop. The data can be structured or unstructured. Read more…

Using Analytic Pipelines to Drain Data Swamps

Sep 29, 2015 |

Hadoop excels as a platform for storing vast amounts of data, but it may or may not be the best place for enterprises to run analytic queries. Now enterprises may want to consider an emerging big data architecture that focuses on using analytic pipelines to prevent Hadoop from becoming a big data swamp. Read more…

How Graph-Based Smart Data Lakes Will Democratize Value Extraction from Big Data

Sep 25, 2015 |

The prevalence of big data and the value it generates has greatly, and perhaps indelibly, altered contemporary business practices in two pivotal ways.

Firstly, the value of just-in-time analytics is contributing to a reality in which it is no longer feasible to wait for scarcely found data scientists to compile and prepare data for end-user usage. Read more…

Struggling Under Multiple Databases? Get Used To It

Aug 27, 2015 |

Programmers are a fickle bunch. One day they’re all using Java, and the next day Python is the hot new thing. While developers indelibly will dabble in different languages, we’re now seeing them do similar things with databases, particularly those of a NoSQL bent. Read more…