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IDC Report: Modernizing Application Platforms for Cost-Effective Cloud Readiness: The Scalable Data Platform
Businesses today need to use a variety of data types that come from differing sources - including documents, social media, and other text-based data. Unfortunately, traditional application and system configuration just can't handle the volume, velocity, and variety of Big Data.
Smart organizations are turning to cloud deployments to achieve the necessary scalability and to big data technologies to handle massive data volumes. As a result, they need to blend existing relational database apps with these new tools for a unified IT environment.
This analyst report explains the need for modernizing application platforms in order tackle the big data challenge and introduces the tools you'll need to take full advantage of cloud environments and big data.