New tool tallies your big data debt

Are your digital transformation initiatives putting your organization into data debt? Data analytics startup Dremio, still in stealth mode, this week released a free Big Data Debt Calculator to help you estimate the unplanned costs that stem from the use of non-relational data management technologies.

The data debt problem has grown as organizations undergo digital transformation initiatives, embracing non-relational technologies that help them become more agile and deliver always-on availability to their users. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, cloud database offerings, NoSQL and related technologies are providing a new way to create or deliver next-generation applications, but while they are reducing time-to-market, the critical business data they systems create are largely incompatible with traditional analytical workflows.

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