Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 12-17-2012

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

A whopping 80% of companies say Big Data is important to their ongoing business operations, with 43% saying it is “mission critical.”

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Is real-time processing important? It is, according to 70% of companies, all of which process streaming Big Data in real time.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Some companies are fine with a little latency in their analyses. In fact, 28% of firms say processing streaming Big Data is not vital to their operations.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

How ubiquitous is Big Data? Four out of five respondents say they are either using or planning to use Big Data processing tools.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

One major issue is which database software to use. 56% of companies say they will move their applications from a RDBMS to a NoSQL data store.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

When handling Big Data, 30% of companies use a combination of NoSQL and Hadoop.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data and the cloud is a winning combination for many companies. In fact, 44% of them plan to use the cloud for Big Data in the coming years.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

That said, 56% of respondents are either unsure about moving Big Data to the cloud or have no plans to do so.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Why are some companies against moving Big Data to the cloud? According to one-third of companies, it’s all about security and scalability.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise

Where’s Big Data headed? 80% of companies that say Big Data is “mission critical” plan on moving it to the cloud.

Big Data Is Big-Time Important In the Enterprise