Big data solutions allow us to change how business is done, in ways that were not possible just a few years ago, by exploiting previously unused sources of information. In IBM Smarter Planet terms, big data helps us to change the way the world works.
The purpose of this paper is to consider the performance and capacity implications of big data solutions, which must be taken into account for such solutions to be viable. This paper discusses the benefits that big data can provide. We cover performance and capacity considerations when creating big data solutions. We conclude with what this means for Big Data solutions both now and in the future.
The audience for this paper includes decision makers, consultants, and IT architects.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Overview and benefits of big data
Chapter 3. What big data means for performance and capacity
Chapter 4. Performance and capacity for big data solutions today and tomorrow
Chapter 5. Conclusion
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