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Understanding Big Data Scalability: Big Data Scalability Series, Part I by Cory Isaacson

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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, ...

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