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In the past couple of years, we here at the insideBIGDATA brain trust have noticed a significant upward trend for all that is machine learning – technology, vendors, applications, tools, use cases, educational resources, and much more. Machine learning is a facilitator of both data science and big data. As a result, we’re excited to announce a new direction here at insideBIGDATA.
Data lakes are enterprise-wide data management platforms designed for storing and analyzing vast amounts of information from disparate data sources in their native format. The idea is to place data into a data lake in their native structure instead of a repository built for a specific purpose such as a data warehouse or data mart.
“And, to me, the point of this talk is that the world is changing. There is money going to be made by the bucketful, and it isn’t going to go to Larry Ellison and his gang. It’s going to go to smart people like you who know how to leverage open-source.”