Big Data was one the biggest hypes in 2012 and more or less continuing its glory today. Many corporations rushed to embrace it hoping that it will solve the long-standing business problems and make the corporations more competitive. This enthusiasm inevitably brought heightened expectations, which would never materialize given the correct effort.
Many corporations fail to play with big data after making so much investments. The market dynamics and the competition points them to big data analytics but often they cannot reap the benefits for the fear of “something may happen.” What I would suggest is to throw themselves deep in the water and experiment with big […]
Big data is about trying to unearth the right information from your structured and unstructured data sets. Done properly, it is no doubt that it will assist the enterprise to understand its environment, its customers better and make more informed decisions. However, in the current market dynamics, fear of missing out, wrong investments in the […]
Internet has created equal opportunities for all enterprises worldwide. Whether you were a huge enterprise or a startup, you could build a website and send marketing materials right away without incurring the big printing and distribution costs. Then, online sales helped the small businesses to build and “deploy” their virtual stores at minimal costs. And […]
I have extensively discussed Big Data’s impact on the corporate data center in my previous article. Today, I will be discussing about the workflows that come with Big Data. Just to summarize, Big Data workflows are about collecting the data from the source and bringing it to the end users to be queried for the […]
Big Data people are the rock stars of the corporate IT. Their salaries and benefits are high in the sky and still climbing, the supply still not able to satisfy the demand. The technology is complex, the infrastructure requirements are high and the tools for the trade change almost everyweek by undergoing frequent updates.
I have just discussed that the overall best way to go with your Big Data project is to start with people inside your company. However, there will be times when you will need assistance from outside vendors. It is important to show the same care and the attention you spent on choosing your Big Data […]
Big Data without doubt is of strategic importance to any company. It is a hot topic on the corporate IT side, many enterprises are trying to hop on the bandwagon and there are many consultants who want to make money out of the situation. But, seriously what are the long term costs of opening such […]
Big data brings a big load on the data center. Its name already implies that there is a vast amount of data to be managed. The management of the data is not about simply managing the databases, but is about capturing, curated, maintaining, storing, searching, sharing, analyzing and presenting it. In order to meet with […]
Implementing big data and business analytics are two intertwined areas in current business and IT infrastructure. For many enterprises, big data analytics are in implementation or development stages, offering almost infinite opportunities to be exploited. But to fully exploit the opportunities, big data analytics has to be carefully thought of. Throughout the article, I will […]
Big data has already become part of our lives. If we review what big data is, s.i.c. from Wikipedia, it is “a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications.” As the cloud services – especially PaaS solutions – […]