Comparing Information Architecture Operational Paradigms
Big data differs from other data realms in many dimensions. In the following table you can compare and contrast the characteristics of big data alongside the other data realms.
These different characteristics have influenced how we capture, store, process, retrieve, and secure our information architectures. As we evolve into Big Data, you can minimize your architecture risk by finding synergies across your investments allowing you to leverage your specialized organizations and their skills, equipment, standards, and governance processes.
Here are some capabilities that you can leverage:
 Oracle Information Architecture: An Architect’s Guide to Big Data, An Oracle White Paper in Enterprise Architecture, August 2012.