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This planning guide provides information to help you build the case for moving mission-critical workloads from legacy RISC/UNIX* systems to Intel® Xeon® processor-based solutions running Linux* or Windows* operating systems. It also provides valuable information and practical steps for IT managers who are planning to migrate specific workloads to newer environments. Topics that are covered include a synopsis of evolving data center challenges and mission-critical computing options, an overview of the accelerating innovation seen across the Intel-based stack, ranging from servers to software, building a business case for the migration of target mission-critical workloads, steps to build a solid project plan for mission-critical migration, and a checklist to help you get started.
Covers data center demands and why migrating to open standards delivers scalability, innovations.
Explains the step-by-step process for making the decision and how to gradually migrate over time.
Covers processes, application environment order, and resources for an open standards migration.
Apache HDFS* overview.
Apache Pig* overview.