You can have too much data. “How to avoid drowning in surplus information”

Hadoop mindset glorifies having as much raw data as possible. Just build more nodes if necessary. However, there is currently a lack of good meta data tools. Where did the data come from? What’s the retention policy? Who has access to read it, delete it?

CTO of Sqrrl thinks this is a result of the Hadoop environment being designed for developers, not for business users.

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