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Cloudera adds search to Hadoop distro and says it's just getting started

Google App Engine Drops Some High Replication Datastore Prices By Up To 25%

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At Google I/O last week, Google announced that its Google App Engine High Replication Datastore (HRD) – its schemaless object data storage service – currently processes over 4.5 trillion transactions per month, has an uptime of 99.95% and stores over a petabyte of data. Today, the company announced that it...
Google App Engine Drops Some High Replication Datastore Prices By Up To 25%

The Future of Big Data: Hadoop’s Heavy Hammer or the Sharp Scalpel of the Verticals?

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Data scientists are the new rock stars of Silicon Valley. At a time when the words “big data” provide the fastest path to a VC’s wallet, guys like Cameron Marlow and Jeff Hammerbacher are finding themselves the subjects of laudatory articles that are turning them into pin-ups for the petabyte...
The Future of Big Data: Hadoop’s Heavy Hammer or the Sharp Scalpel of the Verticals?
Amazon Web Services Announces RedShift, New Data Warehouse Service
Amazon launches RedShift for massive petabyte-scale data analysis in the cloud

Facebook's New Big Data Tool Cranks Up Hadoop - And It's Open Source

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Struggling with even the most cutting-edge big-data tools, developers at Facebook have announced a new open-source tool set, Corona, designed to enable data-processing on the incredible scale required by the massive social-media network. Admittedly, there aren't a lot of companies with big data this big, but Corona should have spill-over...
Facebook's New Big Data Tool Cranks Up Hadoop - And It's Open Source

IBM to build exascale supercomputer for the world’s largest, million-antennae telescope

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IBM and ASTRON, the Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy, have announced that they have begun work on building an exascale supercomputer that will collect data from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a 3,000km-wide telescope that will have millions of antennae. The current world’s fastest supercomputer, the K, has 700,000...
IBM to build exascale supercomputer for the world’s largest, million-antennae telescope
Facebook Publishes Super Nerdy Big Data Engineering Blog Post To Attract Hardcore Coders

When in-house storage wins out over cloud

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Cloud storage providers have aggressively promoted the cloud model as the way forward. And by and large, they are right. Cloud computing has completely rewritten the playbook for how flexible, dynamic, and efficient IT should be. But there is also still much to be said for ownership which has some...
When in-house storage wins out over cloud
SolidFire moves into GA, promises its SSDs will greatly speed up cloud services
How Ancestry.com is using big data to map people, places and time

Even tiny tweets can be big data

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Datasift, the UK company that has access to the Twitter firehose analyzes a petabyte of tweets and ships terabytes of insights around the world. And the infrastructure needs to keep up. The company has replaced its older networking gear with Arista switches to support its analytics operation, Datasift CEO and...
Even tiny tweets can be big data

Wanted: Big community to unlock big data in big brain

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When it comes to “big” data, you’re hard-pressed to find a subject bigger than the human brain. Electron microscope images of a cubic millimeter of brain matter are equivalent to a petabyte of data, according to Sebastian Seung, professor of computational neuroscience at MIT, who is on a mission to...
Wanted: Big community to unlock big data in big brain

As data gets bigger, what comes after a yottabyte?

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An exabyte of data is created on the Internet each day, which equates to 250 million DVDs worth of information. And the idea of even larger amounts of data — a zettabyte — isn’t too far off when it comes to the amount of info traversing the web in any...
As data gets bigger, what comes after a yottabyte?
Facebook unveils Presto engine for querying 250 PB data warehouse

Bing is made up of 300 petabytes of data, adds one new terabyte daily

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According to Microsoft this morning at its TechEd event, as reported by NeoWin, the Bing search engine is comprised of some 300 petabytes of data, or 2.4*10^18 bits, and is currently packing on a terabyte of fresh information each day. A terabyte may not sound like too much, but it is certainly...
Bing is made up of 300 petabytes of data, adds one new terabyte daily

Beyond Marketing Clouds -- The Age of Machine Learning

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The advent of Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud demonstrates the need for enterprises to develop new ways of harnessing the vast potential of big data. Yet these marketing clouds beg the question of who will help marketers, the frontline of businesses, maximize marketing spending and ROI and help...
Beyond Marketing Clouds -- The Age of Machine Learning

Internet Archive unleashes 1PB of data through BitTorrent

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The non-profit Internet Archive website has made nearly a petabyte of materials available via the BitTorrent, a controversial peer-to-peer file sharing protocol....
Internet Archive unleashes 1PB of data through BitTorrent

Pursuing big data utopia: What realtime interactive analytics could mean to you

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With Hadoop and HDFS and related big data technologies, we’ve pretty much licked the scale problem of handling petabyte upon petabyte of data. Next up: solving the speed problem. Right now running interactive queries across data sets spread among a thousand nodes is no mean feat. As a rule of...
Pursuing big data utopia: What realtime interactive analytics could mean to you
Rackspace: Hey Amazon, we can cut prices too

World’s second largest porn site bares its titillating facts and figures

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Alright, you know what you are here for: proof that your own, ahem, habits are the norm, and not the exception. Good news, you are not alone. In fact, you are surrounded. YouPorn, the second largest porn site, gave up a load of information to ExtremeTech concerning its backend, and...
World’s second largest porn site bares its titillating facts and figures

Log Data Management And Analytics Company Sumo Logic Raises $30M From Accel, Greylock

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Sumo Logic, a startup focused on enterprise log management and analytics, has raised $30 million in Series C funding round led by Accel Partners, with participation from existing investors Greylock Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures. The latest round brings the company’s total venture capital funding to $50.5 million. The startup...
Log Data Management And Analytics Company Sumo Logic Raises $30M From Accel, Greylock

Log Data Management And Analytics Startup Sumo Logic Raises $15M From Greylock And Others

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Sumo Logic, a startup focused on enterprise log management and analytics, has raised $15 million in Series B funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures, with participation from previous investors Greylock Partners and angel investor Shlomo Kramer. The new funding brings the startup’s total venture capital backing to $20.5 million....
Log Data Management And Analytics Startup Sumo Logic Raises $15M From Greylock And Others

Structure 2012: What’s next in cloud computing?

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GigaOM’s fifth annual Structure conference examines how cloud computing is changing the way business is done around the world. Here’s a glimpse at some of the questions we will answer and topics we will cover: Does the cloud need new chip architectures or just a new fabric? There are no...
Structure 2012: What’s next in cloud computing?

IBM bets $1 billion on Flash storage

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The hard drive will soon be dead, at least for most uses in the enterprise, IBM is betting. The company is undertaking a major strategic initiative -- and US$1 billion in research -- to make flash the prominent form of storage in most organizations.IBM has launched a line of...
IBM bets $1 billion on Flash storage
Streaming media could have larger carbon footprint than plastic discs

Under the covers of the NSA's big data effort

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The NSA’s data collection practices have much of America — and certainly the tech community — on edge, but sources familiar with the agency’s technology are saying the situation isn’t as bad as it seems. Yes, the agency has a lot of data and can do some powerful analysis, but,...
Under the covers of the NSA's big data effort

How telcos are using big data to set prices and maybe make bills better

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Ten years ago Anukool Lakhina, CEO and Founder of Guavus, was working at Sprint collecting network data as part of a research project. The phone company had put sensors in its network and generated so much data every day that it had to be shipped to Lakhina via FedEx truck...
How telcos are using big data to set prices and maybe make bills better

Researchers store memory bit on a lone molecule, could pave the way for petabyte SSDs

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The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) just deflated the size of a bit down to a solitary nanometer -- the length of an organic molecule. The international research team managed it by first embedding a magnetized iron atom into a molecule made up of 51 atoms, then taking advantage...
Researchers store memory bit on a lone molecule, could pave the way for petabyte SSDs
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