Keynote: A Big Data Cheat Sheet for the Technically Savvy Data Professional

Did you know that just 13% of big data implementations are in full-scale production and only 27% have described their big data initiatives as successful?  With all the “excitement” around big data technologies these last few years – not to mention the data lake – these sobering statistics give us pause.

During this presentation, we’ll take a look at current big data trends and address some of the questions savvy technology leaders are trying to understand:

  • What can these big data technologies do that my data warehouse can’t?
  • We’re not doing “big” data, so why do we need technologies like Hadoop?
  • Are these big data technologies really enterprise-ready?
  • Isn’t a data lake just the data warehouse revisited?
  • What are some of the pros and cons of a data lake?
  • Is it necessary to model data in Hadoop?
  • What are best practices to manage all this big data?
  • Which platform is more cost-effective – the EDW or Hadoop?
  • How can we set ourselves up for a successful big data project?

If you’re looking for a simplified, yet informative explanation of how these data technologies – i.e., the enterprise data warehouse, Hadoop, and the data lake – compare, converge, and diverge, then this session is for you.

Don’t miss Tamara Dull!  Our First Featured Keynote Speaker of WWDVC 2017!!!

 

Full Conference
Location: Great Hall Date: May 17, 2017 Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am Tamara Dull