A data lake is a centralised repository that allows storage of structured and unstructured data at any scale. Data can be stored as-is, without having to first structure it.
Other than a data warehouse, a data lake can store both relational data from line of business applications, and non-relational data from mobile apps, IoT devices, and social media.
Many organisations are evolving their warehouse to include data lakes, in order to enable advanced capabilities for discovering new information models.Read more
Simple BI tools are not capable of processing this huge volume and variety of data.
That is why advanced techniques such as computer science, predictive analytics, statistics, and machine learning are being used to parse through massive datasets in order to identify the occurrence of a particular event in the future.Read more
Data engineers facilitate advanced analytics by creating interfaces and mechanisms for the flow and access of information, with a focus on collecting, managing, analysing, and visualising data; and develop batch & real-time analytical solutions.Read more