One of the first questions we always get asked is how do we compare with Amazon?
For Big Data, Amazon provides EC2 and EMR. EMR allows you to run map reduce processing over data that you keep in S3. This is great for occasional calculations or prototyping in their proprietary system. If your requirements find that you need a cluster available more often or would like to install one of the many Big Data products available, you would need to change to EC2 virtual servers. This is where Bit Refinery offers a superior and lower cost offering. We are one of the few companies that offer a combination of Enterprise VMware and bare-metal servers to power your Big Data needs.
The best part is we do it at a fraction of the cost of EC2. Read the pdf to see the staggering difference.