"Sometimes the reasons behind something success can be staring you right in the face. For Hadoop, the biggest motivator in the market is simple: Before Hadoop, data storage was expensive.The Real Reason Hadoop Is Such A Big Deal In Big Data – ReadWrite
Hadoop, however, lets you store as much data as you want in whatever form you need, simply by adding more servers to a Hadoop cluster. Each new server (which can be commodity x86 machines with relatively small price tags) adds more storage and more processing power to the overall cluster. This makes data storage with Hadoop far less costly than prior methods of data storage."
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The Real Reason Hadoop Is Such A Big Deal In Big Data – ReadWrite
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