Hardisk cost £10000 to buy back in 1985 - and that was just a 450mb platter.

Today we expect 3TB SSDs and FlashCore - battery backed storage. When we setup a system from scratch the cost of 'acquisition of the system' out-ways the physical cost. So we buy the best and biggest we can afford, provisioned either On-Prem or in the ‘Cloud’ - then fill it up with...

Well with what? Billions of rows!

This presentation will take a fresh data approach to fast data.