Posts by Stephen Brobst:


Why Smart Memory Beats Big Memory for Big Data Analytics

by   |   June 17, 2013   |   1 Comment

The typical argument for in-memory analytics: decreasing memory costs make it eventually cheap enough to put all data in memory. But the other side of the equation to decreasing memory costs is the increasing size of data. And data volumes are growing faster than memory is getting cheaper, Stephen Brobst of Teradata writes in this opinion article. Read More…


Why Big Data Projects Fail

by   |   March 5, 2013   |   4 Comments

When approaching big data, the industry places a lot of focus on ‘the three Vs”: Volume, variety, and velocity. Yet, not nearly enough emphasis is being placed on the most important V – value. For this reason, too many big data projects are being undertaken without the kind of results that are possible, writes Stephen Brobst of Teradata in this opinion article. Read More…