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Rules of Thumb in Data Engineering

This is an interesting and still relevant research paper by Jim Gray, Prashant Shenoy at Microsoft Research that examines the rules of thumb for the design of data storage systems. It looks at storage, processing, and networking costs, ratios, and trends with a particular focus on performance and price/performance.

Jim Gray has an updated presentation on this interesting topic: Long Term Storage Trends and You. Robin Harris has a great post that reflects on the Rules of Thumb whitepaper on his StorageMojo blog: Architecting the Internet Data Center - Parts I-IV.

Reader Comments (1)

Yes you are right that it is one of the most interesting points in our area and this theme can interest many researchers. Thank you very much for your links.

November 29, 1990 | Unregistered CommenterPaul

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