3 Major Decisions When Choosing Your Data Platform
Most data architects need to make quick database platform decisions to support business applications. The applications teams notoriously fail to include the data team until late in the game, by which time deadlines have been set. This is an organizational problem that should be fixed, but meanwhile, data architects can still prepare themselves mentally and plan their process ahead of time.
Today there are new consequences of the database platform decision. Those who continually reach for the same hammer to fix every problem will soon find they are not aspiring to their larger role in the organization to improve the data maturity. Departments that never take the time to place a workload in the cloud or that never consider a non-relational solution are creating technical debt that will come back to haunt the shop and the data architect.
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