Are any decent articles on planning those popular big infrastructure solutions?
Yes, here is one of the most downloaded and referenced technical documents, “Cost to Serve Architectural Design” http://goo.gl/I6BZe
It includes best practices topics such as:
…layered, separation of concerns approach
…leverage existing investments in staff and system
…integration of result sets with existing reporting tools
…managing data proliferation
…role of ETL
…source systems stability
…importance of agnostic data structures
Currently under revision, you will be notified when the revised document is complete. This will include:
…identification and calculation of payback opportunities at pilot and institutionalization
…improved graphics detailing the agnostic data structure
…tactical, strategic and ancillary/spin-off benefits
…importance of mining your transactional systems first, to ready for big data
Yes, I have a paper which demonstrates how to more than double the compute power in the data center. Email me for my paper ron_cnxt @ yahoo.com Also, I plan to have models for my designs available.
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