Understanding Batch VS Streaming Data

Paige Roberts avatar thatDot

In this article on InsideBigData, thatDot’s Rob Malnati discusses the evolution of data architectures from batch toward a more real-time representation of the world. Often, this new way of dealing with data is essential as data processing demands change.

“Batch processing is, and will remain, enormously useful for many everyday tasks. However, for all its utility,  batch processing is at odds with how the world works. Whether you are talking about financial transactions, social media feeds, or clicks on news sites, data is being generated continuously. It streams past. And once it is gone, your ability to act on it at the moment is also gone.”

Read more at “Understanding Batch vs. Streaming Data Processing As Enterprises Go Real Time” on InsideBigData.

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