The 4 Layers of Big Data That You Must Know

A lot of confusion surrounds big data. What is it specifically? To bring clarity to the situation of the concept we must look at the four layers of the big data system. The four stages stands for the stages in which the data itself must pass through to become an actionable insight, from beginning as a raw statistic or unstructured data.

Moving the data along clearly along this path should be the main point of the data strategy, if you’re looking at starting a big data project read on to see the four checkpoints.



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Below, Sean Owen, Director of Data Science at Cloudera talked to us about how to successfully use big data.