There is a tendency to think that big data systems can’t be developed with SQL technology. Wrong! Development of SQL technology hasn’t stood still the last 10 years. On the contrary, many analytical SQL database servers are more than suited for analyzing big databases, NewSQL products can handle massive transactional systems with serious data ingestion rates, and GPU-based SQL are optimized to run complex forms of analytics on massive amounts fast. In addition, SQL technology is combined with Hadoop increasingly. In this session, the market of new SQL technologies developed for storing, processing, and analyzing big data are discussed. The limitations, use cases, pros, and cons of all these SQL solutions are critically discussed.
Target Audience: BI specialists, data warehouse designers, database specialists interested in the new SQL technology for developing data warehouse and big data systems.
Prerequisites: Some general knowledge of data warehousing and business intelligence