Home > DocuBase > Article

« All DocuBase Articles

 

Follow DocuTicker on Twitter Bookmark and Share   Feed

Thursday, 15th March 2012

Planning for Big Data: A CIO's Handbook to the Changing Data Landscape

Source: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

From the publication web page:

In an age where everything is measurable, understanding big data is an essential. From creating new data-driven products through to increasing operational efficiency, big data has the potential to makeyour organization both more competitive and more innovative.

As this emerging field transitions from the bleeding edge to enterprise infrastructure, it's vital to understand not only the technologies involved, but the organizational and cultural demands of being data-driven.

Written by O'Reilly Radar's experts on big data, this anthology describes:

  • The broad industry changes heralded by the big data era
  • What big data is, what it means to your business, and how to start solving data problems
  • The software that makes up the Hadoop big data stack, and the major enterprise vendors' Hadoop solutions
  • The landscape of NoSQL databases and their relative merits
  • How visualization plays an important part in data work

+ Link to download free book (PDF; 3.34). Also in mobi and ePub formats.

+ Register and follow order instructions to download free book.


Category:

Source:

Views: 1614


Peggy Garvin, of Garvin Information Consulting, is the author of United States Government Internet Directory (Bernan Press) and Real World Research Skills, 2009 (TheCapitol.Net). In her 20 years in the information business, Peggy has managed electronic information products and services in a variety of environments, including commercial publishing, e-commerce, law firms, and the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress. Peggy's work has been recognized with the 2011 SLA Dow Jones Leadership Award. She has a Masters of Library Science degree from Syracuse University School of Information Studies.

More articles by Peggy Garvin »



Please note: DocuTicker's editors collect citations for full-text PDF reports freely available on the web but we do not archive these reports. When you click a link to find and/or download the report, you are leaving the DocuTicker site. DocuTicker makes no representations regarding the ongoing availability of any report or any external resource. Links were accurate as of the date of posting.

« All DocuBase Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Intranets and Knowledge Management - Relevant FreePint Resources
    Thursday, 28th August 2014

    We highlight FreePint's articles around intranets and knowledge management.

  • Click to view the article Q&A with ProQuest Dialog - the Pi2 Acquisition
    Thursday, 28th August 2014

    Yulia Aspinall interviews ProQuest Dialog and Pi2 executives to find out more about the Pi2 acquisition and what the addition of this solution means for large and small pharmaceutical companies who need to access and manage product information or are involved in pharmacovigilance. The Q&A also looks at Pi2 systems such as the PinPoint Product Literature Database and the Drug Safety Triager.

  • Click to view the article Product Review of LexisNexis Company Dossier (Introduction; Contact Details)
    Wednesday, 27th August 2014

    Chris Porter looks at the LexisNexis Company Dossier product, a research database providing information about companies, executives and industries. The product is often sold in association with either the Nexis or Lexis core research platforms.

    Company Dossier is aimed primarily at researchers and analysts in information-intensive organisations.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"FreePint's CoPs are: 'extremely relevant' and 'well worth attending'." Information Centre Manager, Financial, Government

Read more testimonials and supply yours »







 

 
 
 

Subscribe

Receive the DocuTicker Newsletter each week.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Sources

All DocuBase Sources »

Source Categories

All Source Categories »

Archive

All Archives »