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The amount of data available to modern businesses is skyrocketing, and it is quickly becoming unmanageable. To tap into big data as a business resource, IT professionals need to understand the computing, networking and storage demands of a big data environment, as well as the analytics software available to process and report on data.
This handbook provides an overview of how big data affects data center infrastructure, with discussion of loosely coupled data marts, SSDs, storage tiering and analytics tools. It also looks at how Hadoop affects infrastructure considerations. Access >>>
Table of contents
- Big data projects require big changes in hardware and software
- Prepare your data center for big data
- Consider database appliances to handle big data
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