Welcome to the Federation Business Data Lake Curriculum. This series of videos (captured at EMCWorld 2015) introduces you to the concept of the Federation Business Data Lake, and the key challenges IT and DevOps team are facing today in the world of Big Data and Data Analytics. Choose the topic of your interests or watch all 4 to complete the curriculum and join us on Twitter with your questions or feedback.
1) How to become a Data-Driven Business?
Abstract: Big Data is ruling the business landscape, and driving a new and rapidly evolving set of tools to capitalize on data-driven decision making. This means new challenges for business and IT as they try and keep pace with the ever changing demands of analytics environments. The Federation Business Data Lake provides a comprehensive solution to address the evolving challenges of analytics. This video introduces the Federation Business Data Lake architecture, its concepts, and how it mitigates the challenges faced by any analytics environment.
2) Solving Data Ingest and Storage Challenges with the Federation Business Data Lake
Abstract: In this session attendees are introduced to the lower layers of the Federation Business Data Lake. Discussion revolves around the requisite features and technologies that provide the “lake bed” of the Business Data Lake. Discussion and demonstration of specific EMC technologies, including Isilon, ECS, VCE, and VMware are covered.
3) Analyze and Surface Big Data with the Federation Business Data Lake
Abstract: Collecting and storing data is just one facet of a complete data lake. This session explores the way data within the Federation Business Data Lake is analyzed and surfaced so that it can be consumed by end users. Discussion and demonstrations around key technologies from Pivotal, Pivotal Labs, and the larger analytics ecosystem are covered.
4) Enabling Mature Analytics with the Federation Business Data Lake
Abstract: This session walks through the Federation Business Data Lake and its technologies in action, how it is implemented, and how it simplifies infrastructure and deployment management. It will also describe the long-term technology plans for the Federation Business Data Lake.