Storage Efficiency University: Basics of Big Data Environments

Storage Efficiency University: Basics of Big Data Environments


Big Data's presence is getting even bigger, and storage professionals have no other choice than to make way for it in their infrastructures. This university classroom examines the storage requirements for Big Data environments and the analytics systems and applications that comprise them.

Expert lessons will cover:

  • Big Data technologies and implementation challenges
  • A brief history of Hadoop and vendor developments in the space
  • Results and key takeaways from a recent Big Data survey
  • Distinguishing big data analytics from traditional data warehousing
  • And more


John Webster Senior Partner, Evaluator Group Inc.

John Webster is a senior partner at Evaluator Group Inc., where he contributes to the firm's ongoing research into data storage technologies, including hardware, software and services management.

Terri McClure Senior Storage Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)

Terri McClure is a senior storage analyst at Milford, Mass.-based Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) with a focus on network-attached storage (NAS), online file sharing and collaboration, object storage and cloud storage infrastructure.

03 Apr 2013
03 Apr 2013
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