In this special guest feature, Ashish Gupta of Actian discusses how legacy solutions were not architected to handle the requirements of today, but with traditional systems so pervasive (and so much having been invested in them) organizations are reluctant to rip and replace.
A number of industries rely on high-performance computing (HPC) clusters to process massive amounts of data. As these same organizations explore the value of Big Data analytics based on Hadoop, they are realizing the value of converging Hadoop and HPC onto the same cluster rather than scaling out an entirely new Hadoop infrastructure.
WANdisco, a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced mobile broadband specialist, and Nokia Corporation NOK, -2.79% subsidiary, Nokia Networks, has expanded use of WANdisco’s big data technology to deliver continuous availability with performance and scalability for its Subscriber Data Management (SDM) solution built on Hadoop to manage and streamline telecommunications.
In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail, the goal is directed toward line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on the above opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.
This article is the first in a series that explores a high-level view of how the retail industry has been influenced by big data technologies.