The UK Data Archive is the curator of the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the United Kingdom. With several thousand datasets relating to society, both historical and contemporary, the Archive is a vital resource for researchers, teachers and learners.
WHISHWORKS was engaged to build a Microsoft Azure based cluster set up to ingest data from multiple in-house and third party systems.
The evolution of cloud adoption in Big Data
In the last decade, cloud platforms have gained increasing popularity over their on-premise counterparts. In this article we ask, what has caused this shift to cloud-adoption?