Big Data

Principles and best practices of scalable realtime data systems

Recommended by Vicki Boykis, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #11 in Big Data, Ranked #28 in Data Miningsee more rankings.

Services like social networks, web analytics, and intelligent e-commerce often need to manage data at a scale too big for a traditional database. As scale and demand increase, so does Complexity. Fortunately, scalability and simplicity are not mutually exclusive—rather than using some trendy technology, a different approach is needed. Big data systems use many machines working in parallel to store and process data, which introduces fundamental challenges unfamiliar to most developers.

Big Data shows how to build these systems using an architecture that takes advantage of...

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Vicki Boykis This book remains a great read if you want to understand how modern data architecture works, and especially distributed data systems. (Source)

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