The VoltDB blog has a number of interesting articles on Corporate Data Architecture. The Fast Data stack is somewhat different from a lambda architecture that has been discussed on various blog in the context of real-time big data. Clearly Fast Data is a VoltDB database based on VoltDB’s view of the world. However, summingbird and other such stacks also have merit. As does samza and Kafka.
Lets assume I want to serve knowledge and analytics from ingesting web site click data, pricing, execution and trade data, to power a salespersons trading cockpit. What should/could I use?