One of the largest providers of mobile services, online TV, and mobile payment solutions in Europe.
To work with corporate data, the Client used the Apache Hive storage system based on the Hadoop platform (this is proprietary software).
Project implementation period: 6 months.
The Customer contacted us with a widespread problem. The volume of the company's data is constantly growing and the need for its placement implies an increase in the cost of using storage for the following reasons:
The goal of the project was to provide the opportunity to accumulate new data and store the historical data without having to degrade storage performance and increase the cost of ownership.
The tasks that we have set to achieve the goal of the project:
At the time of the start of the project, the volume of data was about 260 TB, while the estimated volume of information by the end of the 1st year was expected to be 338 TB, which would have required an increase in server capacities and the purchase of additional Hive licenses.
Our experts suggested the Customer to replace the current software solution with an alternative one — the Greenplum distributed database. The proposed solution eliminated a number of problems and provided additional benefits.
When approaching the final stage of the project, Invento Labs specialists took on the responsibility to train the technical specialists of the client company to work with a new solution, and after that handed over the necessary documentation. It allowed the Client to reduce the cost of the employee onboarding process and immerse the current ones in the new technology.
As a result of the project, the Client was able to: