Introduction to Big Data
This book covers many topics related to Big Data from an Oracle perspective, including the Oracle Big Data Appliance, the Big Data Connectors, Exadata, Exalytics, R, Oracle NoSQL, and other topics. Big Data is an emerging technology that will be discussed at length in this chapter, particularly the value of engineered systems to Big Data. This chapter serves as an introduction to the rest of the book, as many of these topics are described in greater detail throughout the book.
Organizations increasingly need to analyze information to make decisions for achieving greater efficiency, profits, and productivity. ...