The thought of it has been on my mind since Commvault GO 2019. It was sparked when Don Foster, VP of Storage Solutions of Commvault answered a question posted by one of the analysts. What he said made a connection, as I was searching for the better insights to how Commvault and Hedvig would end up to be together.
Data Deluge is a swamp thing now
Several years ago, I heard Stephen Brobst, CTO of Teradata brought up the term “Data Swamp“. It was the anti- part of the Data Lakes, and this was back when Data Lakes and Hadoop were all the rage. His comments were raw, honest and it was leading to the truth out there.
I was enamoured by his thoughts at the time, and today, his comments about the Data Swamp manifested itself. Continue reading