By Hurwitz, Alan Nugent, Fern Halper, Marcia Kaufman
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: March 2013
Leverage big data tools and architectures
Explore how big data can transform your business
Integrate structured and unstructured data into your big dataenvironment
Use predictive analytics to make better decisions
Here's the guide that can keep big data from becoming a bigheadache!
Big data can be a complex concept. For Dummies to therescue! Here's a plain-English explanation of what big data is (andisn't), the technology and database options supporting it,analytics that help you get meaning from your data, how to manageit, and what it can do for your company. Business executive or ITperson, here's what you need to know.
What it is get your mind around big data from both atechnical and business perspective
Organize it meet the big data stack and learn aboutdifferent architectural levels, operational databases, organizingdatabases, and analytical data warehouses
Big data computing model explore distributed computingas well as the power of virtualization and the cloud
Hadoop and MapReduce learn the importance of Hadoop andMapReduce for big data analysis
Get analytical identify analytics tools for big data andevaluate the various new models that are evolving
Ready? Implement discover how to implement your big datasolution with an eye to operationalizing and protecting yourdata
What it means see the importance of big data to yourorganization and how it's used to solve problems