Applying data warehousing principles to event processing

Friday Jan 2nd 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

For handling big data warehouses put processing close to disk - why shouldn't the same principle apply if you are processing large volumes of distributed event data?

[From IT Analysis]

It is now pretty much agreed that in data warehousing environments you need a massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture in order to handle very large data volumes. The important factor is that you have local processing close to each disk in order to improve performance rather than moving all of the data to a central point and then trying to process it.

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