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Breaking Down Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra Silos – DriveScale Briefing Note

The storage architecture of most next generation applications, like Hadoop, Spark and Cassandra, leverage local, direct attached storage to avoid excessive storage traffic on the network and keep costs down. While this architecture does accomplish its goals, it also re-creates

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Disaggregated Hadoop Clusters – DriveScale Briefing Note

Web-scale applications are designed to run on dozens, if not thousands, of small commodity servers, which expect direct-attached storage. As a result storage performance and capacity is directly tied to the purchase of more compute (servers). Over time almost every

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