The big news in the big data ecosystem, as of late, is the recent merger between Cloudera and Hortonworks. As expected, there are many varied opinions on what the unification means for both the merged companies, as well as the future of Hadoop.
There’s a common misconception that big data analysis is driven purely by the innovation of new data mining and machine learning algorithms. And although these are critical components of big data, they’re just one piece of big data analysis.
Big data shouldn’t mean big reports. On the contrary, big data should reveal key insights that are easily digestible for your team. It should enable you to take action that you’re confident can drive results for your enterprise.