Big Data is presently synonymous with technologies like Hadoop, and the “NoSQL” class of databases including Mongo (document stores) and Cassandra (key-values). Today it’s possible to stream real-time analytics with ease. Spinning clusters up and down is a (relative) cinch, accomplished in 20 minutes or less. We have table stakes.
But there are new, untapped advantages and non-trivially large opportunities beyond these usual suspects.
Did you know that there are over 250K viable open source technologies on the market today?