New Year’s Data Resolutions 2016

This is a guest post by Matt Davies, technical evangelist, SplunkAs is the way, it is time for looking forward to 2016 technology and predictions as to how IT and business will evolve over the next 12 months.  Don’t make a data lake, make a data reservoir 2016 is going to have a lot of talk about data lakes. This will probably be tied into conversations about Hadoop, data ingest, Spark, frameworks, etc. The first resolution is to make a data reservoir not a data lake. No doubt (data) lakes are (architecturally) beautiful but they get created over a long period of time, are uncontrolled, aren’t managed and are prone to flooding. Reservoirs are either managed lakes that evolve or are purpose built with the right boundaries, water inputs and…


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