The recent Strata + Hadoop featured SQL, fast data, and streaming. The conference agenda of the premier Hadoop conference featured the word “Spark” more than 30 times. Throughout the conference, the importance of real-time, Fast Data processing dominated both hallway mindshare and the agenda.
At VoltDB we’ve been beating the drum (and providing the tools): the value of Big Data is found in real-time applications. Big Data exploration and analytics lead to new insights and new opportunity.