What if data doesn’t need to be big? Many use cases can be served well by a Small Data mindset, trading off accuracy in return for decreased cost. Examples include Bloom Filters, moving averages, and downsampling. This talk presents ideas and options you might not have considered for reducing big problems to comparatively small and cheap ones.
Baron Schwartz is founder and CEO of VividCortex, the best way to see what your production database servers are doing. He is the lead author of High Performance MySQL and a variety of open-source software.
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