Data Lake Readiness Assessment



IT and Cloud Readiness  
IT Team Readiness
  1. There is a team that is commited and able to provide data lake infrastructure, whether that team reports to central IT or a business unit. (After all, some data warehouse and analytics teams report to IT, whereas others report to finance, marketing, or another business function.)
    Strongly disagree
    Disagree
    Neutral
    Agree
    Strongly Agree
Commitment to Hybrid Computing
  1. Your organization today successfully performs data management, analytics, and other applications in distributed environments that integrate multiple data platforms and tools physically spread across multiple premises and multiple clouds.
    Strongly disagree
    Disagree
    Neutral
    Agree
    Strongly agree
IT Innovation
  1. Your IT organization has a track record of successfully deploying emerging technologies, especially cloud-based ones.
    Strongly disagree
    Disagree
    Neutral
    Agree
    Strongly agree
IT Experience and Skills with Hybrids
  1. With which of the following technologies (all related to data lakes) does your IT department have successful experience? Select all that apply. If none apply, please select None of the above.
    Clouds
    Cloud database management systems
    Clusters of servers on premises
    Distributed architecture on premises
    Hybrid architectures that span cloud and on-premises systems
    Hadoop distributed file system from Apache and elsewhere
    MPP database management systems
    Open source (aside from Linux)
    NoSQL
    Other
    None of the above
Data Lake Platform Choices
  1. Which types of data platforms can IT or another team supply to you for your data lake? Select all that apply. If none apply, please select None of the above.
    Relational DBMS on premises
    Relational DBMS on clouds
    NoSQL databases on premises
    NoSQL databases on clouds
    Hadoop on premises
    Hadoop on clouds
    Multiple cloud providers
    Object stores (e.g., S3, GCS)
    None of the above