The Modern Data Platform Design: a tool agnostic approach

René-Jean Corneille
7 min readAug 7, 2022

The big data echosystem is still too big! There I said it. I still remember seeing this post years ago and as a young and upcoming data scientist and it resonated with me. When I tried to keep up to date with all the advancements in data infrastructure I felt overwhelmed by the breadth of tools, resource to learn about. As I gained experience in the domain, I soon realised that when designing then building or maintaining data platforms, tools matter less than use cases. Use cases are more stable than tools. How do you leverage use cases so that they become…

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René-Jean Corneille

Director of ML. I write about data science, mlops, python and sometimes C++