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DBTA: Elephant Traps … How to Avoid Them with Data Virtualization

Big Data is being talked about everywhere … in IT and business conferences, venture capital, legal, medical and government summits, blogs and tweets … even Fox News! The prevailing mindset is that if you don’t have a Big Data project, you’re going to be left behind. In turn, CIOs are feeling pressured to do something—anything—about Big Data. So while they are putting up Hadoop clusters and crunching some data, it seems that the really big (data) question all of them should be asking is where is the value going to come from?, what are the “real” use cases?, and finally how can they prevent this from becoming yet another money pit, or “elephant trap,” of technologies and consultants?

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Role: Architect
Solution: Big Data
Tags: Hadoop, Big Data, DBTA