There’s a battle brewing over the soul of big data

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Usually, techno wars have only two camps, usually comprised of major vendors and their flagship customers pushing for one standard or another like TDMA vs. CDMA or ATM vs. IP.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

This is never as evident as when a new business model or technology platform emerges and CEOs, CIOs and their echoes in marketing try to mold the new space in their image. That’s what Cisco’s (NASDAQ: CSCO) John Chambers tried to do with big data this week by putting the network at the center of the big data universe rather than databases, or data warehousing, or IT. Chambers will continue to make the argument that as networking and IT "collapse into each other" to facilitate big data, and that it will be network gear leading the way. And he will fight like Cardinal Bellarmine fought Galileo to hold onto his model of reality.

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