Employees tasked with DevOps oversee the collaboration between developers and other groups, collectively working to build out a company’s software roadmap. In theory, a strong DevOps presence helps speed up development, from testing and troubleshooting to software release.
8. Big Data
The amount of information stored in company databases has exploded over the past several years, tasking firms large and small with the unenviable task of attempting to wrangle and analyze it for market insights. Although Apache Hadoop has attracted a massive amount of media attention as a go-to framework for analytics, companies have been slow to adopt that particular platform, according to analysts; anyone interested in pursuing Big Data as a career should develop working knowledge of as many frameworks and analytic software platforms as possible.
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