This case study details a project to re-architect the core data application for a social media analytics startup in Greece.
The Big Data ecosystem is vast and choosing the correct technologies is critical. Many big data projects fail because of improper design.Our client followed the trend of the typical start-up by rushing their product into production, hoping to get a jump on the competition. As the company gained traction and the data grew, they realized their product, built using a standard open-source web application stack, was not scalable. It was unable to store and analyze the large amounts of data, and response times were abysmal.