Big Data – Inside InMemory Analytics

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When Godrej Consumer Products wanted to implement an analytics solution, it had only one focus in mind: to have overall information visibility, especially in view of the fact that the amount of data a business has to deal with is growing exponentially. Says Subrata Dey, CIO, Godrej Consumer Products, “The challenge is how to use the data to get value out of it. Our focus was on user interface, robustness of the solution and scalability. Also, there should be no deployment hassles and it should be quick to deploy.”

From the investment standpoint, organizations tend to make large investments at the outset and provide the solution only to a few back-end analysts. Also, enough business value is not attached to the implementation. As per Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Research, “CIOs should look at building a COE (Center of Excellence). This can bring IT and users together. They can redefine the testing pattern.”

Says Gogia, “Thus, some are better at handling query, some less physical memory. Depending on the maturity of data one should select the solution. One has to see the load-time, how is the access to third party tools, interface, memory optimization. Also, what is the vendor’s approach to fit into that allotted space of memory?”

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