Data Lakes are among the most complex and sophisticateddata storage and processing facilities we have available to us today as human beings. Analytics Magazine notes that data lakes are among the most useful tools that an enterprise may have at its disposal when aiming to compete with competitors via innovation.
These massive storage pools of data are among the most non-traditional methods of data storage around and they came about as companies raced to embrace the trend of Big Data Analytics which was sweeping the world in the early 2010s. There were a lot of promises made about Big Data that fell at the feet of data scientists to make happen. Sometimes they did, sometimes they didn’t, but the overall feeling when it came to Big Data was still positive because of the potential it had for delivering insights to the business world.
Author: Steve Jones