Chapter 10

Big Data: A Practitioners Perspective

Darshan Lopes; Kevin Palmer; Fiona O'Sullivan    Capgemini UK, UK


Big data solutions represent a significant challenge for some organizations. There are a huge variety of software products, deployment patterns and solution options that need to be considered to ensure a successful outcome for an organization trying to implement a big data solution. With that in mind, the chapter “Big Data: a practitioner's perspective” will focus on four key areas associated with big data that require consideration from a practical and implementation perspective: (i) Big Data is a new Paradigm – Differences with Traditional Data Warehouse, Pitfalls and Considerations; (ii) Product considerations ...

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