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ETL - Is it Still Relevant?

ETL - Is it Still Relevant?

Buzz about Big Data has been at fever pitch for over a year now. We hear a lot about how the insights we glean will propel businesses, about emerging technologies, and companies merging. But how often do we hear about the guts behind Big Data, what makes it actually work? Maybe I’m wrong, but from what I read, not often enough. So to buck that trend, let’s dive into one of the main building blocks of traditional data warehousing, ETL, and see how it fits in with current Big Data architecture.