The Path Beyond HADOOP: Software Database Systems for Big Data Analytics
Feature Article: January 2013
The waves of big data are massive and arriving continuously, demanding a processing platform that is expansive, economical, and accessible. By “big data” we’re talking about traditional business data such as orders, transactions, customer profiles, as well as new data sources flowing from machines, sensors, and social networks. This is data that is measured in exabytes and beyond. If studies are correct, this is just the beginning: because according to IBM, 90% of the world’s digital data has been created in just the last two years.