Como comentábamos recientemente, no para de hablarse de Big Data-, os dejamos con una entrada de Radar O'Reilly que explica de forma resumida las principales características y tecnologías, en las que estamos poniendo mucho foco en TodoBI (ver entradas) y en Stratebi,
Big data is data that exceeds the processing capacity of conventional database systems. The data is too big, moves too fast, or doesn't fit the strictures of your database architectures. To gain value from this data, you must choose an alternative way to process it.
The hot IT buzzword of 2012, big data has become viable as cost-effective approaches have emerged to tame the volume, velocity and variability of massive data. Within this data lie valuable patterns and information, previously hidden because of the amount of work required to extract them. To leading corporations, such as Walmart or Google, this power has been in reach for some time, but at fantastic cost. Today's commodity hardware, cloud architectures and open source software bring big data processing into the reach of the less well-resourced. Big data processing is eminently feasible for even the small garage startups, who can cheaply rent server time in the cloud.Seguir leyendo el artículo en radar o'reilly