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2011.06.13 hotstorage-panel

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2011.06.13 hotstorage-panel

  1. 1. What is Big Data? Andy Twigg Acunu and Oxford HotStorage11 Panel
  2. 2. Claim: “Big Data” is not:scale-out, web-scale, nosql,etc... Some of the biggest big data problems involve mysql. Some of the best-known NoSQL DBs don’t scale out.
  3. 3. ...it’s about surfing.
  4. 4. Storage is changing:3 fundamental shifts
  5. 5. 1: storage technology $100 $100 60 GB 2000 GB40,000 IOPS 100 IOPS 150 MB/s 130 MB/s
  6. 6. Can we remain here? The B-tree operates here (even with a LFS)~device capacity
  7. 7. 2: know your workloads! Ingest Analyze ServeHigh-entropy update Range queries Random reads • small entries (e.g. cookies, ticks) • little value (you don’t care losing 1%) • high-entropy, high rate updates (>100,000/s) • range queries (analytics)
  8. 8. 3: commodity h/wLots of people rely on EC2. How do you get reliability there?Enterprises like support and reliability. But what is the easiestway to get 5 9’s reliability, assuming s/w works?Scale-out is unavoidable.The challenge is getting to grips with the problems scale-outbrings - CAP, Vector clocks, etc.Read the literature! Don’t reinvent the wheel!
  9. 9. bitbucket.org/acunu www.acunu.com/downloadApache, Apache Cassandra, Cassandra, Hadoop, and the eye andelephant logos are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

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