As one of the oldest and most divisive debates in business intelligence, it's clear that the time-to-value discussions of data warehouse vs. data mart also apply to Hadoop. Hadoop is increasingly being used to integrate data from a wide variety of sources for analysis, begging the question: do it in advance for data quality or do it as part of the analysis to reduce time to value? Datameer is clearly a data mart.
And in the big data world, it's certainly not the only data mart type of offering. What's different about Datameer is that it has been around for nearly 5 years and has an impressive customer base.
At an architectural level, we should consider how the quality vs. timeliness, mart vs. warehouse trade-off applies in the world of big data. Read more on this at my new blog location.
Posted August 19, 2014 3:28 AM
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