- Embracing falling boundaries — Whether you like it or not, boundaries are falling down around you. We choose to embrace this by examining concepts like perimeterless enterprise, development environments in the cloud, and co-location by telepresence.
- Lightweight options for analytics — Data science and analytics are not just for people with a PhD in the field. We highlight collaborative analytics and data science, where all developers understand the basics and work closely with experts when necessary.
- Infrastructure as code — Continuous delivery and DevOps have elevated our thinking about infrastructure. The implications of thinking about infrastructure as code and the need for new tools are still evolving.
The CDK is both a framework and long-term initiative for documenting proven Hadoop development practices and providing helpful doc and APIs that will make Hadoop application development as easy as possible.