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Revolt against the Data Lake as Staging Area

In previous posts I covered the data lake, approaches to “building” the lake and the data lake’s relationship with the traditional data warehouse. However as rosy as all that may seem, there are some people quite opposed to using the data lake as an all-encompassing free-for-all at-scale staging area. To an extent, I tend to …

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Elaborate Architectures

In the Big Data field, because of the potentially large volumes of data, very streamlined architectures are being used. Sure Big Data sometimes participates in complex data warehouse ecosystems, but the real “Big Data” part has to be kept incredibly simple and efficient to be able to cope with the load. However, by comparison even …

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