In this episode of the SnapTalk podcast series, enterprise architect Ravi Dharnikota talks with Rakesh Raghavan, Director of Snap Engineering at SnapLogic. Rakesh comes to SnapLogic having designed, developed and managed data lakes for several leading online retailers and consumer-facing websites. He has successfully navigated enterprise data lakes using open source tools and manual techniques, and in this episode shares his first-hand experiences.
Ravi and Rakesh discuss the pitfalls of jumping into a data lake without a clear architecture, the challenges of supporting both traditional reporting and ad hoc data exploration use cases in the same environment, and the often-overlooked, often manual data engineering tasks involved in data lake implementation.
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