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Big Data SMACK: A Guide to Apache Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra, and Kafka by Isaac Ruiz, Raul Estrada

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© Raul Estrada and Isaac Ruiz 2016

Raul Estrada and Isaac Ruiz, Big Data SMACK, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2175-4_1

1. Big Data, Big Challenges

Raul Estrada and Isaac Ruiz1

(1)Mexico City, Mexico

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The online version of this chapter (doi:10.​1007/​978-1-4842-2175-4_​1) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

In this chapter, we expose the modern architecture challenges facing the SMACK stack (Apache Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra, and Kafka). Also, we present dynamic processing environment problems to see which conditions are suitable and which are not.

This chapter covers the following:

  • Why we need a pipeline architecture for big data

  • The Lambda Architecture concept

  • ETL and its dark side

Big Data ...

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