Darryl K. Taft reporting the experience of using Hadoop at UC Irvine Medical Center:
Because they were bleeding money, the team wanted a cost-effective solution.
“Our target was $500 per terabyte. We were at $100,000 per terabyte with the
old system,” Peterson said. “With our Hadoop cluster, we’re now at $900 per
How are these costs calculated?
- Fixed costs: hardware, any one time licenses
- Recurring costs: hardware replacement, energy, HR
Is this all?
Original title and link: Hadoop Drives Down Costs ( ©myNoSQL)