Extract from Doug Austin’s article “You May Soon Be Told to “Go Jump in a Lake” for Your ESI: eDiscovery Trends”
A data lake, that is. So, what is it and why should you care? Let’s take a look.
Leave it to Rob Robinson and his excellent Complex Discovery blog to provide links to several useful articles to help better understand data lakes and the potential they have to impact the business world (which, in turn, impacts the eDiscovery world). Here’s one example:
In this article in BizTech (Data Lakes Prove Key to Modern Data Platforms, written by Jennifer Zaino), the author defines data lakes as “stor[ing] data of any type in its raw form, much as a real lake provides a habitat where all types of creatures can live together.