The utility of big data is created by the tools and applications used to manipulate it. However, efficiency requires paying attention to the whole ecosystem. A discussion of what to consider and what options are emerging in the hardware, data storage, and computation space and how they impact various big data applications.
Russell Nordquist is the Systems Engineering manager at Scalable Informatics. He has 12 years of experience in HPC and data driven sciences. Having built multiple research computing centers one of the questions I am focused on is how to create and validate the value of data driven computation. Linkedin Profile: http://lnkd.in/dj9BgzD