Hi all! Sorry for my english, I am russian)
Our bosses want to store data(big and small files, backups from databases) in HDFS. Has it sense? Which pros and cons can we get?
There are many, many good reasons to use HDFS as a storage platform for "big data", but the answer about whether it's right for you really depends on your use case.
I suggest that you do some research via the "New to Hadoop" resources here: