Hadoop excels as a platform for storing vast amounts of data, but it may or may not be the best place for enterprises to run analytic queries.
Now enterprises may want to consider an emerging big data architecture that focuses on using analytic pipelines to prevent Hadoop from becoming a big data swamp. The idea of an analytic pipeline is nothing new. But the concept appears to be gaining steam at troubles with the data lake approach mount. One firm at the forefront of the big data analytics revolution is Pentaho, a provider of business intelligence and analytics software.
Author: Alex Woodie