DBTA Explores the Data Frontier with Second Annual Big Data Sourcebook

To help IT and business stakeholders take action to benefit from the emerging technologies and trends in information management, Database Trends and Applications has just published the second annual Big Data Sourcebook, a free resource.

The rise of big data, cloud, mobility, and the proliferation of connected devices, coupled with newer data management approaches, such as Hadoop, NoSQL, and in-memory systems, are increasing the opportunities for enterprises to harness data. However, with this new frontier there are challenges to be overcome.

As they work to maintain legacy applications and systems, IT organizations must address new demands for more timely access to more data from more users, in addition to maintaining continuous availability of IT systems, and enforcing appropriate data governance.

The Big Data Sourcebook - featuring articles penned by subject matter experts - is a guide to the key enterprise and technology matters IT professionals are grappling with as they take the journey to becoming data-driven enterprises. 

The Big Data Sourcebook is available as a free download today here.