The Enterprise Big Data Lake: Delivering the Promise of Big Data and Data Science

October 31, 2020
The Enterprise Big Data Lake: Delivering the Promise of Big Data and Data Science

The data lake is a daring new approach for harnessing the powerof big data technology and providing convenient self-servicecapabilities. But is it right for your company? This book is basedon discussions with practitioners and executives from more than ahundred organizations, ranging from data-driven companies such asGoogle, LinkedIn, and Facebook, to governments and traditionalcorporate enterprises. You'll learn what a data lake is, whyenterprises need one, and how to build one successfully with thebest practices in this book.Alex Gorelik, CTO and founder of Waterline Data, explains whyold systems and processes can no longer support data needs in theenterprise. Then, in a collection of essays about data lakeimplementation, you'll examine data lake initiatives, analyticprojects, experiences, and best practices from data experts workingin various industries.Get a succinct introduction to data warehousing, big data, anddata scienceLearn various paths enterprises take to build a data lakeExplore how to build a self-service model and best practicesfor providing analysts access to the dataUse different methods for architecting your data lakeDiscover ways to implement a data lake from experts indifferent industries