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30 May 2017

Can the new data lake platforms solve banking’s biggest analytics dilemma?

While the vision for data lakes has always been focused completely on making data more quickly available, few companies have managed to meet the challenge of satisfying the needs and of business end users as a central focus...

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20 April 2017

5 Reasons Your Data Lake Is Failing – And What You Can Do About It

Maurizio Colleluori looks at the five major reasons behind data lake failure, pinpointing what businesses need to do to get back on the path to success. The reality is that data lakes are failing to support the time-to-market requirements new analytics-driven innovation requires, and it is safe to say that in many companies, data lakes are widely perceived to be expensive and ineffective. So why is it happening? In this article, we look at some of the common culprits turning data lakes into data swamps, and at the same time deliver advice based on experience to help companies from experiencing data lake disasters.

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13 April 2017

Kylo: Cost Efficient Data Lakes Built in 9 Weeks

Over the past several years, forward-thinking companies have been creating custom engineered data lakes in order to store large volumes and different varieties of enterprise data in an efficient way. To get the job done, many companies have tried to use complex, custom-engineered and Hadoop-enabled open source solutions in-house. However, while the software may be free, the engineering expertise this approach requires means that most companies are looking at multi-million dollar investments right from the start.

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