Big Data Analytics Architecture: Putting All Your Eggs in Three Baskets

By Neil Raden, Hired Brains



Neil Raden on Big Data Analytics Architecture: Understand when to use the right analytical platform including Hadoop, Hybrid Systems or Data Warehouses.


This white paper pinpoints where Hadoop is appropriate and where traditional data warehousing and business intelligence environments are appropriate. It then presents a third option; innovative, hybrid systems that are relational databases with embedded MapReduce capabilities such as the Teradata Aster SQL-MapReduce® Platform.



Read the white paper to learn about:


The different types of big data analytics and how they are interrelated
The best way to utilize Hadoop in analytics projects
The new type of analytics where hybrid systems excel



About the Author:


Neil Raden, based in Santa Fe, NM, is an industry analyst and active consultant, widely published author and speaker and the founder of Hired Brains, Inc. ( which provides consulting, systems integration and implementation services in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Big Data, Decision Automation and Advanced Analytics for clients worldwide.

Neil was a contributing author to one of the first (1995) books on designing data warehouses and he is more recently the co-author of Smart (Enough) Systems: How to Deliver Competitive Advantage by Automating Hidden Decisions.

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