Best Practices for an Open Source Solution to Big Data Challenges

Best Practices for an Open Source Solution to Big Data Challenges

Best Practices for an Open Source Solution to Big Data Challenges

For many of today's IT specialists, "big data" isn't just another meaningless buzz phrase. It's something closer to a crisis, and it can't be wished away. The reason is simple: Big data just keeps getting bigger. For a large number of organizations - especially for those in data-intensive industries such as retail - finding cost-effective ways to gain real value from an overabundance of ...information will be a key factor in determining which companies remain relevant in the next few critical years. In this paper, we offer a step-by-step guide for adopting software-defined storage as part of a practical, proactive strategy for managing enterprise data.