Monday, June 4, 2012

More on Taxonomies and Big Data

As a follow on to my post from last week about taxonomies and big data, I'm linking to an interesting blog post from Krish Krishnan, an expert in the data warehousing and business intelligence space.

Krish discusses how taxonomies work with big data:

"Taxonomies have long been used as catalog or index creation mechanisms in the world of metadata driven approach to data management and more so in the Web driven architecture where you need linked context behind the scenes. The very same taxonomy family can simply be used to create what we call word clouds or tags from content that is within Big Data. these tags can be used to create powerful linkages that will form a lineage and a graph."

Complete post here:  http://www.b-eye-network.com/blogs/krishnan/archives/2012/05/exploring_big_d.php