Introduction to Analytics Platform
An analytic platform is an integrated and proper solution configured to address the demands of users, unusually large data-driven companies, on the insufficiency of relational database management system in providing contextual analyze Data out of all the stored information. It joins different tools for creating analytics system collectively with an engine to execute, a DBMS to store and manage the data, data mining process, and a mechanism for obtaining and preparing the data which is not stored.
Challenges for Building eCommerce Analytics Platform
An e-commerce portal wants to build a near real-time analytics dashboard to see the number of orders getting shipped every moment to improve the performance of the product supplying by them.
Solution and Tools for Building the eCommerce Analytics Platform
Let’s have a quick view of the tools required in this problem to overcome –
- Apache Spark – A fast engine for large scale data processing.
- Scala language – A dynamic, interpreted general-purpose programming language.
- Kafka – A distributed streaming platform, publish-subscribe messaging system.
- CloudxLab – It provides a real cloud-based environment for learning various tools.