Gartner Research

Applying the Big Data Ecosystem

Published: 30 July 2013

ID: G00252014

Analyst(s): Hung LeHong , Nick Heudecker


The goal of any big data initiative is to impact business outcomes positively. After determining the vision and strategy, IT leaders need to develop their technology approach. Understanding the differences in available technologies and how they interact is crucial to maximizing big data investment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Select the Right Ecosystem Technologies
  • Distributed Batch Processing for Data at Rest
  • Complex-Event Processing and Distributed Stream Computing Platforms for Real-Time Analytics and Monitoring
  • In-Memory Databases and Data Grids for Interactive and High-Speed Analytics
  • Graph Databases for Networks of Data
  • Develop Necessary New Skills
  • Understand Your Data Landscape

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