Big data is a “hackneyed term,” said Michael Stonebraker. “I try hard not to use it.”
It was wintertime when I sat down with a few database experts in Boston to talk shop. Stonebraker, an MIT professor and entrepreneur, is one of those graybeards who was working in big data long before it was called big data—and will likely be doing so long after the term has faded.
Author: Gregory T. Huang