The Big Data Landscape
Now that we’ve explored a few aspects of Big Data, we’ll take a look at the broader landscape of companies that are playing a role in the Big Data ecosystem. It’s easiest to think about the Big Data landscape in terms of infrastructure and applications.
The chart that follows (see Figure 2-1) is “The Big Data Landscape.” The landscape categorizes many of the players in the Big Data space. Since new entrants emerge regularly, the latest version of the landscape is always available on the web at www.bigdatalandscape.com.
Figure 2-1. The Big Data landscape
Infrastructure is primarily ...