What's New on Big Data?

Did you resolve to learn more about big data in 2013? Boost your learning by checking out some new resources you may have missed on IBM Data Magazine. Some of our very own Big Data Hub authors have published pieces on big data topics and solutions.

  • First, Tom Deutsch explains “Why Big Data Doesn't Require a Big Idea.” Deutsch shares the misconception of the “big idea” needed for big data and reflects on recent articles by Bob Evans and Ray Wang that illustrated the 3 “buckets” most big data opportunities fall into. Learn how you can approach these 3 opportunities, and read how Deutsch believes a big data journey should begin.

  • IBM Champion David Birmingham shares part 1 of his new series on “Large-Scale Data Management in PureData/Netezza.”Birmingham explores the PureData/Netezza solution and explains how to best manage large amounts of data in a data warehouse.

  • IBM's Big Data Evangelist, James Kobielus investigates “The Role of Stream Computing in Big Data Architectures.” Learn all of the great features of InfoSphere Streams 3.0 and see why stream computing is poised to hit the next level.

These are just a few articles to help stimulate and expand your big data knowledge as 2013 takes off and the world of big data continues to grow. Check out IBM Data Magazine for more great resources.

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