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Careful: Don’t Drown in Your Data Lake!

You’ve probably heard of data warehousing, but now there’s a newer phrase doing the rounds, and it’s one you’re likely to hear more in the future if you’re involved in big data: ‘Data Lakes’.

So what are they? Well, the best way to describe them is to compare them to data warehouses, because the difference is very much the same as between storing something in a warehouse and storing something in a lake.

Source: smartdatacollective.com
Author: Bernard Marr

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