Tag Archives: total cost of data

How the Netflix Data Platform Builds on the Strengths of SQL and Hadoop

March 5, 2014

The best Strata session that I attended was the overview Kurt Brown gave of the Netflix data platform, which contained hype-deflating lessons and many chestnuts of tech advice straight from one of the most intense computing environments on the planet. Brown, who as a director leads the design and implementation of the data platform, had a… Read More »

It’s Getting Better All the Time: EMC and Teradata Deliver Better Backup and Disaster Recovery

February 27, 2014

Teradata has unveiled new certified solutions that dramatically enhance backup, recovery and DR capabilities for Teradata Database users.  The new certifications are with EMC’s latest industry-leading Data Domain deduplication storage systems and Teradata’s latest Data Stream Architecture (DSA), delivering new data protection options through Teradata’s Backup Archive and Recovery (BAR) solution for its database customers.… Read More »

Total Cost of Big Data: a CFO’s Lesson from WinterCorp and HortonWorks

December 3, 2013

The recent webinar by Richard Winter and Bob Page hammered home key lessons about the cost of workloads running on Hadoop and data warehouses.  Richard runs WinterCorp — a consulting company that has been implementing huge data warehouses for 20+ years.   Bob Page is Vice President of Products for Hortonworks, and before that he was… Read More »