Chapter 10. Introducing Lambda Architecture

Enterprises have come a long way where there's a demand for a unified system that meets both batch and real-time data processing needs. To extend it further, the need is for a distributed, scalable, highly-available, and fault-tolerant Big Data enterprise system, which is capable of presenting unified views/insights from the batch as well as real-time data systems. Though architects/developers have been working on discrete systems where batch and real-time use cases were developed and deployed separately, presenting this as a single view to the users was a real challenge. Perceiving the objective of a unified view has its own challenges. In some places where it was realized using leveraged traditional ...

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