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Data Lake Development with Big Data by Beulah Salome Purra, Pradeep Pasupuleti

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Chapter 1. The Need for Data Lake

In this chapter, we will understand the rationale behind building a Data Lake in an organization that has huge data assets. The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Explore the emerging need for Data Lake by understanding the limitations of the traditional architectures
  • Decipher how a Data Lake addresses the inadequacies of traditional architectures and provides significant benefits in terms of time and cost
  • Understand what a Data Lake is and also its architecture
  • Practical guidance on the key points to consider before deciding to build a Data Lake
  • Understand the key components that could be a part of a Data Lake and comprehend how crucial each of these components are to build a successful Data Lake

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