Why the name “BigGorilla”?
This is because data integration and data preparation is a big, hairy, and nasty problem. Incidentally, Michael Stonebraker refers to the problem of data curation at scale as the “800 pound gorilla of Big Data”.
How can I contribute?
We are looking for more contributions in examples and tutorials related to BigGorilla. We are also looking for more contributions in code and data to the different components of BigGorilla, including schema matching and merging, data matching and merging, workflow management, and data cleaning (which we do not have a component right now but there should be one). See the page “How can I contribute?” for the specifics on how you can upload your contribution.
If you have any questions or thoughts or a data integration and preparation challenge, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We love to hear from you!
Who should I contact regarding BigGorilla?
Send an email to email@example.com.