Getting Real About Big Data: Build Versus Buy. A whitepaper by ESG
By Javier Puerta on Mar 04, 2013
ESG performs a detailed financial analysis of "Buy" (Oracle Big Data Appliance) vs "build your own" and concludes Oracle Big Data Appliance is a better option that "build your own"
- Oracle Big Data Appliance($450k) is 39% less costly than "build your own"($733k)
- OBDA reduces time-to-market by 33% vs "build"
- Few, and expensive Hadoop engineers means the prebuilt Oracle Big Data Appliance is a better option
"Rolling your own" infrastructure involves a long series of hidden risks and costs, and may undermine your organization's ability to deliver big data in the long term."
Download the full whitepaper here: Getting Real About Big Data: Build Versus Buy. A whitepaper by ESG (February 2013)
Note: This ESG whitepaper was commissioned by Oracle. Oracle has purchased electronic distribution rights to this whitepaper