Research Summary: Big Data in the Clouds

Oct 01, 2012

Depending on how it’s viewed, big data presents either an enormous headache, or an amazing opportunity. The ability to sift through massive amounts of structured and unstructured data to reveal useful facts in real-time may help government organizations make better decisions that streamline operations and refine constituent services.

Download this whitepaper to learn the primary attributes of big data and how it is used in analytics. You will also learn how learn how cloud computing creates a unique opportunity to host, store, process and access big data in a scalable manner. The cloud also provides:

  • Elastic, on-demand, anytime-anywhere access from any platform
  • Secure data access in both public and private clouds
  • Resource pooling for network scalability