Analyst Report: Part 2 of 9, Virtualized Data Layers: Removing Silos & Operationalizing Your Data

On Big Data

This is part 2 of a 9-part report, access all other parts here:

Part 1 – Data Connectors
Part 3 – Data Integration
Part 4 – In-Memory Database/Grid Platforms
Part 5 – Data Warehouse Platforms
Part 6 – Business Intelligence (BI)
Part 7 – Business Intelligence on Big Data/Data
Part 8 РBig Data/Data Lake Platforms 
Part 9 –¬†Data Management and Governance

Strategy & Business Considerations

Virtualized data layers eliminate silos, facilitate insight, and can catalyze data-driven operations with a minimum of impact on infrastructure, systems, and processes. They work ideally in situations where the thirst for analytics is high, but the investment and support structure to drive the physical infrastructure and data engineering work to bring it to life are in short supply.

Table of Contents

  1. Summary
  2. Strategy & Business Considerations
  3. Technical Considerations
  4. Technology Evolution & Landscape
  5. Key Players
  6. About Andrew Brust
  7. About GigaOm

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