Hadoop Distributed File System storage systems are being enlisted to tackle big data thanks to vendors like EMC, Hitachi, IBM and NetApp, and Apache.
It’s common for storage discussions to begin with a reference to data growth. The implied assumption is that companies will want to capture and store all the data they can for a growing list of analytics applications. Today, because the default policy for retaining stored data within many enterprises is “save everything forever,” many organizations are regularly accumulating multiple petabytes of data. read more