The British rock group Queen had a top-10 hit in 1989 with “I Want it All.” The song included and was based around the catchphrase from singer/guitarist Brian May’s second wife, “I want it all, and I want it now!”
That is essentially what broadcast storage managers hear every day. It isn’t enough to have tape archives; news editors want instant access to every inch of footage ever shot, marketing wants to know how a show is trending on Twitter as it airs, and customers demand access to music and videos that fit their personal mood at that moment.
From a data storage aspect, nothing is ever old or offline, but must be able to be ready at the push of a button. Welcome to the world of Big Data.......More