Below please find an excerpt from a new title, O’Reilly Media’s The Enterprise Big Data Lake: Delivering the Promise of Big Data and Data Science, a new release in the Data Warehousing category by Alex Gorelik.

The Enterprise Data Lake is a go-to resource for CTOs, CDOs, chief analytics officers and their teams, the people charged with extracting the strategic and operational insights from petabytes of data that will ultimately transform their organizations into sooth-seeing, agile businesses. The book charts in painstaking detail how to architect, implement, catalog and govern the modern-day data lake, all while keeping an eye on budget and organizational agility in the short and long terms. It also details use cases in a variety of industries, and provides perspectives from practitioners at Charles Schwab, the University of San Francisco and other organizations.

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