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
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