BigData. So what?

Rodos faces the reality of big data and machine intelligence and comes away with a solid “meh”. Not an indictment, but not an endorsement either. More like a little comfort.

We have all been hearing a lot about big data lately. If a vendor has little to say, or possibly said everything they can, about Cloud then they just search and replace the marketing materials with the phrase “Big Data”.  We are not at the stage where McDonalds has decided to replace the BigMac with the BigData burger so the consumer world is safe for the moment, but most CIOs are probably getting their in tray full of promotions and case studies.

About the author

Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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