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Cloud – Era of the Small Big Data Center

The data centre is increasingly becoming Big Data oriented

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A cute idea that popped into my head that effectively describes the main dynamic of the change occurring within the IT world, is the “small Big Data centre”, ie.

  • The data centre is increasingly becoming Big Data oriented, not just in terms of reading data from apps like Hadoop, but of applying analytics to the data-centre itself.
  • Due to virtualization and Cloud the “size” of IT is getting much smaller

The data we’re dealing with is growing exponentially, but the hardware / data-centre is shrinking on a similar curve.

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