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Data Lake in The Big Data Era: An Overview

Library Herald Year : 2018, Volume : 56, Issue : 1 First page : ( 11) Last page : ( 15) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2018.00002.7

Data Lake in The Big Data Era: An Overview

Sreekala PK1, Ratheesh K2 1Technical Officer, Centre for Water Resources Development and Management, Kozhikode-673 571. Email: 2Junior Librarian, School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi-682 022. Email:


This Article gives an overview about the new concept Data Lake which is a unified data management system. A data lake has the facility to store, analyse and process personal data. The paper also gives a brief comparison of data warehouses and data lakes.

Keywords Data Lake, Big Data, Hadoop.

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