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The Big Data Blog

Let's face it: Big Data sucks.

Aug 29, 2018 3:18:51 PM / by Ori Rafael posted in Big Data, Data Lake

If you only read the bombastic headlines, you might be forgiven for thinking that Big Data is the name of a real-life superhero: fighting crime, busting traffic jams and even curing diseases. But when you work with data for a living, you quickly find out that underneath the shiny facade, ‘doing big data’ is also a major pain.

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Escaping ETL Hell: 5 Signs You Need a Big Data Architecture

Aug 22, 2018 7:16:46 PM / by Gal Bello posted in Big Data, Database

Mentioning the words “migration” or “database refactoring” to a typical DBA is unlikely to help you make new friends. Most organizations are extremely averse to changing their data infrastructure, which is often assumed to be a long, arduous and expensive process. Well, It doesn’t have to be this way, since with the right tools you can build a scalable big data infrastructure on AWS in just a week or two; still, change is always scary.

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