Five potential big data problems and solutions


Velocity: Catch it! Capture fast-moving data and use it

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Problem: It's not just the vast quantity of data that poses a problem, it's the speed at which data moves. Not being able to capture data fast enough and make good use of that information is a big data problem faced by many organizations.

Solution: Use a variety of tools to capture data, depending on the situation. That helps a platform make use of big data rapidly. Doug Laney at Gartner specifically mentioned databases, computing horsepower, and analytic software for complex event processing.

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