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Published on: May 08, 2012
Type of content: EBOOK
Length: 18 pages
The big data bandwagon is growing exponentially. No longer is it reserved for Internet and media companies with large Web properties. Companies in industries from pharmaceuticals and utilities to telecommunications, insurance and beyond are capitalizing on its benefits.
Some are taking advantage of open-source options such as Hadoop and NoSQL, while others are traveling the route encompassing analytical engines, including appliances and column stores, which offer elevated price-performance compared with general-purpose relational databases.
This e-book explains it all. Take some time to digest this insightful resource penned by business intelligence visionary Wayne Eckerson and learn all about the growing adoption rates of big data technology and why companies are finally recognizing the many benefits.
Keep reading and discover which of the two routes is best for your organization through an in-depth comparison of open-source options versus analytical platforms, gaining insight into their hidden costs, challenges and so much more, and also read Eckerson's comprehensive analysis on the varying types of processing systems and which is right for you.