Storage 101: structured data

My December article for Computer Weekly will look at structured data.

The piece aims to cover:

  • What are structured data?
  • What types of information do they encompass? 
  • What are the characteristics of structured data?
  • What types of data have historically constituted structured data?
  • What applications use structured data?
  • What types of structured data are emerging currently?
  • What are the I/O requirements of the different types of structured data?
  • What type(s) of storage do they need?
  • To what extent can the cloud be used for structured data?
  • What are the pros and cons of cloud vs on-site storage for structured data?
  • What are the key storage products/product categories/vendors that are available as storage for structured data?

Background information, research, white papers etc to reach me by November 17 by email

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