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Building Responsive Data Management for Web-Scale IT

Published: 16 September 2016

ID: G00300944

Analyst(s): Nick Heudecker


Web-scale IT requires new models of development and deployment, which must be supported by data management practices that adapt to uncertain and changing conditions. Data management leaders must create and support continually evolving information infrastructure to meet the needs of web-scale IT.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The dynamic, distributed environment of web-scale applications changes, for data management leaders, the required balance of availability, manageability and performance for information infrastructure
  • The iterative, faster pace of web-scale IT requires collaborative governance between data managers, application developers, and infrastructure and operations staff

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