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Making Big Data Work for Your Business

By : Sudhi Ranjan Sinha
Book Image

Making Big Data Work for Your Business

By: Sudhi Ranjan Sinha

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Making Big Data Work for Your Business
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 4. Building the Right Technology Landscape

Big Data is a vast subject area. The technology in this space is evolving very rapidly. There are already innumerable choices available for you to explore. People often assume that by implementing a Hadoop stack and creating some custom analytics on top of it, they have started leveraging Big Data capabilities. This is not the case. You need to bring together data and advanced analytics using the right combination of software, hardware, and processing components to meet your business needs. We have seen that most executives and technology managers need considerable education on the following topics:

  • The various technology choices around Big Data that are available today

  • What these can do for their business

  • How to apply them in the context of their organization

Leading technology vendors are building platforms and influencing customers on their point of view and product offerings. Each business has different requirements from its data analytics...