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The Big Data Top 10

2012 — “The Year of Big Data” — is coming to an end, but we know that Big Data itself is here to stay. So, whether you have been living on a desert island for the past twelve months (lucky you) and don’t know a thing about “Big Data” (not so lucky) — or, more likely, you have have been too busy keeping up with Big Data to actually read about it — we’re here to help.

The team here at Syncsort has compiled our “Top 10 ‘Don’t-Miss’ Big Data Resources of 2012.”

Check them out — and if you have some favorites of your own that are missing — continue the holiday spirit of giving and post them here!

Top 10 “Don’t-Miss” Big Data Resources of 2012:

  1. Blog: A Comprehensive List of Big Data Statistics.  Not convinced that Big Data is real?  Check out more than 30 impressive stats on Big Data.
  2. TDWI’s Big Data Integration E-Book.  A quick, eight-page guide to help wrap your head around how Big Data will change the way you think about Data Integration.
  3. IT Business Edge: Eight Ways Any IT Division Can Use Hadoop.  Hadoop isn’t just for ultra-cutting-edge and cool use cases.  This blog covers the most practical ways almost any company can put Hadoop to work.
  4. InformationWeek: “How to Find Strategic Advantage From Big Data.” What you need to know when prioritizing Big Data for your organization.
  5. “How comScore is Using Hadoop to Tame Its Big Data Flow.”  Read how the Internet analytics giant (and Syncsort customer!) uses Hadoop to manage 32 billion new rows of data a day.
  6. Decoding Big Data Series.  5-part series of articles offers great insight into what Big Data is and how companies across diverse industries are diving in.
  7. White Paper: “The Impact of Big Data on ETL”.  BI analyst Mike Ferguson takes on — you guessed it — the impact of Big  Data on ETL.
  8. Harvard Business Review Big Data Insight Center. Didn’t get your VP a holiday gift?  Send them this — a one-stop shop for what senior executives need to know about Big Data.
  9. On-Demand Webcast: “Best Practices for Big Data Integration.” On this popular TDWI webcast, BI guru Claudia Imhoff provides a no-nonsense view about how you need to integrate your data for successful Big Data BI.
  10. Monash Research Blog: Some trends that will continue in 2013. Clear and concise, industry influencer Curt Monash offers his year-end predictions for the trends that will carry us into the new year.

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