UBS Exec: "Don't Centralize Processing Of Big Data"

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The cost associated with moving big data means it is preferable to send application commands to the data rather than centralising it first, a UBS executive has told delegates at the European Trading Architecture Summit in London.

Tony Chau, lead architect, CTO office, UBS Investment Bank, explained one of the characteristics of big data is that it is expensive to move. He said that instead of moving the data, tools such as the Hadoop Distributed File System are making it easier to process it whe