Anjul Bhambhri (vice president of Big Data Products at IBM) cited by DBTA:
It is cost-effective, and it allows businesses to conduct analysis of larger data sets and on more information types than ever before, unlocking key information and insight. Hadoop couldn’t have arrived on the scene at a better time, since it is estimated that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are now being created every day.
This blog is called myNoSQL and it is written by me, Alex Popescu, a software architect with a passion for open source and communities.
It records my readings, learnings, and opinions on NoSQL databases, polyglot persistence, and distributed systems -- subjects that I'm passionate about.
The opinions expressed here are my own, and no other party necessarily agrees with them.
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