Computers are getting smarter and we are not.
–Tim Berners Lee, Web Developer
Google, Amazon and Netflix have conditioned us. As consumers, we expect intelligent applications that predict, suggest and anticipate our every move. We want them to sift through the millions of possibilities and suggest just a few that suit our needs. We want applications that take us on a personalized journey through a world of endless possibilities.
These personalized journeys require systems to store and make sense of huge data volumes in an acceptable amount of time.…