Chapter 9

Requirements and Challenges for Big Data Architectures

John Panneerselvam, Lu Liu,  and Richard Hill


Big data analytics encompass the integration of a range of techniques while deploying and using this technology in practice. The processing requirements of big data span across multiple machines with the seamless integration of a large range of subsystems functioning in a distributed fashion. Because we witness the processing requirements of big data exceeding the capabilities of most current machines, building up such a huge processing architecture involves several challenges in terms of both the hardware and software deployments. Understanding the analytics assets across the underpinning core technologies will add additional values, ...

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