Business intelligence applications, have begun to transition from an OLAP to a new type of service that connects different data sources from social networks, third-party apps and other sources. NoSQL has begun to appear as a popular option for its scaling capability across cheap, commodity-based nodes. It’s much cheaper than scaling with vertically integrated systems that require attaching expensive storage arrays.
A new generation of big data applications are turning up. Which in turn has put pressure on enterprise vendors to modify existing software suites.Venture capitalists will continue to invest in data infrastructure and big data apps that represent the manifest disruption in IT.