What does Big Data mean to enterprises?
How does this change their storage architecture?
Does the need for taking advantage of Big Data analytics mean a cluster of 1000s of compute nodes?
The answers create lot more confusion than clarity and it depends on who you ask. In an attempt to add clarity to the conversation I sat down with V.R.Satish, CTO of Storage and Availability Management Group at Symantec to get his thoughts on how enterprises should approach the Big Data storage problem.
Here are some excerpts from my conversation.
Rags: Satish, we keep hearing about the data deluge, growth and variety. How do you think enterprises must approach Big Data?
Satish: As always with any business decision, start with the problem we are trying to solve, focus on the value realization and how it will help you better serve your internal and external customers. How you approach the problem and...