Book Review: The Human Face of Big Data

Over at the StorageIO Blog, Greg Schulz has posted a review of the new book, The Human Face of Big Data.

Big data is more than hadoop, map reduce, SAS or other programmatic and analytical focused tool, solution or platform, yet those all have been and will be significant focus areas in the future. This also means big data is more than data warehouse, data mart, data mining, social media and event or activity log processing which also are main parts have continued roles going forward. Just as there are large MByte, GByte or TByte sized files or objects, there are also millions and billions of smaller files, objects or pieces of information that are part of the big data universe.

Read the Full Story or check out this interview with author Rick Smolan.

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