When it comes to using data to drive business, organizations such as Google or Facebook are iconic. Although a lot can be said about their practices with regards to topics such as privacy, ownership, and governance, there’s no denying that they have been pioneering the field both in terms of technical approach as well as culture.
The people that helped build the technical substrate, and the data-driven culture upon which Facebook operates, call this combination DataOps. When they started in 2007, big data was not what it is today. All four Vs that define big data — volume, variety, velocity, and veracity — were at lower levels.
Author: George Anadiotis