Big Data is Rocket Fuel

Big Data is Rocket Fuel


Edd Dumbill is VP Strategy at Silicon Valley Data Science and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Big Data. He’s also an entrepreneur, author, software developer, and chair of Strata conference. formerly was principal analyst at O’Reilly Radar. In a recent article titled “Big Data is Rocket Fuel,” Edd made the case that big data stands on 3 legs:

  • Open source software
  • Commodity computing hardware
  • The data itself

In this podcast, he explains that stance and explains what organizations need to do to launch the rocket.

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