Getting Started with Greenplum for Big Data Analytics
In the last decade, we have seen the impact of exponential advances in technology on the way we work, shop, communicate, and think. At the heart of this change is our ability to collect and gain insights into data; and comments like "Data is the new oil" or "we have a Data Revolution" only amplifies the importance of data in our lives.
Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web said, "Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves." IBM recently stated that people create a staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day (that's roughly equivalent to over half a billion HD movie downloads). This information is generated from a huge variety of sources including social media posts, digital pictures, videos, retail transactions, and even the GPS tracking functions of mobile phones.
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About the Author
Sunila Gollapudi works as a Technology Architect for Broadridge Financial Solutions Private Limited. She has over 13 years of experience in developing, designing and architecting data-driven solutions with a focus on the banking and financial services domain for around eight years. She drives Big Data and data science practice for Broadridge. Her key roles have been Solutions Architect, Technical leader, Big Data evangelist, and Mentor.
Sunila has a Master's degree in Computer Applications and her passion for mathematics enthused her into data and analytics. She worked on Java, Distributed Architecture, and was a SOA consultant and Integration Specialist before she embarked on her data journey. She is a strong follower of open source technologies and believes in the innovation that open source revolution brings.
She has been a speaker at various conferences and meetups on Java and Big Data. Her current Big Data and data science specialties include Hadoop, Greenplum, R, Weka, MADlib, advanced analytics, machine learning, and data integration tools such as Pentaho and Informatica.
With a unique blend of technology and domain expertise, Sunila has been instrumental in conceptualizing architectural patterns and providing reference architecture for Big Data problems in the financial services domain.