Why DBMSs for Big Data?

Overcoming Two Traditional Database Limitations by Michael Stonebraker, Ph.D., MIT CSAIL I frequently get asked the question “Why not just use a file system for Big Data applications?” Here are just two reasons why this is a bad idea. Metadata The … Continue reading

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Introducing the ISTC for Big Data Blog

What’s Next in Big Data “Big Data” is seemingly everywhere we turn. The term has become nearly ubiquitous, with over-the-top promises about what areas of life it will revolutionize everywhere we look. At the new Intel Science and Technology Center … Continue reading

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