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Big Data in the Cloud

  • Quinto B
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Big data deployments in the cloud have increasingly become popular these past few years. The flexibility and agility of the cloud is ideal for running Hadoop clusters. The cloud significantly reduces IT cost while providing applications the ability to scale. Expanding and shrinking clusters take minutes and systems administrators are not needed for most tasks. While some organizations still prefer on-premise big data deployments, most big data environments these days are deployed on one of the three main public cloud providers.




Quinto, B. (2018). Big Data in the Cloud. In Next-Generation Big Data (pp. 507–536). Apress.

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