9. Scaling Big Data: The Endgame
Now we arrive at the final chapter for Part I of this series. In this chapter my goal is to tie all the concepts presented thus far, so that you have a complete picture of the game of Big Data scalability. This chapter will answer these questions:
• What are the most important theoretical concepts for scaling your data tier?
• What is the endgame for a scalable Big Data infrastructure?
• How do you win the game of Big Data scalability?
The Game of Big Data Scalability
If you like database technology and the challenges and potential rewards it brings, then I am confident that you (like me) have a dream of what the ideal Big Data infrastructure would be like. I like to look at implementing a Big Data tier as a game, ...