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I’ve been speaking, teaching and ranting on big data and NoSQL technologies recently. I’ve noticed that when I chat with many data modelers, I’ve met with a lot of skepticism about big data.
You may be that “guy” if you’ve ever said: • It’s just mainframe all over again.
• It’s a fad to get out of data modeling tasks
• It’s not something I need know about
• I don’t have big data, so I don’t need to know NoSQL
I think what’s missing from that thinking is the fact that modern data architectures use technologies that are the best fit for solving a data “problem”. I like to use the term “data story” instead of “problem.” It’s not that the newer technologies are replacing traditional relational database systems; they are complementing them.
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