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P&G Investing in Big Data Analytics

P&G Investing in Big Data Analytics

| March 6, 2012

P&G Investing in Big Data Analytics, Dan Gatti Big Data I/O Forum Procter & Gamble CIO Filippo Passerini says he plans to increase fourfold the number of company staff with expertise in business analytics. Passerini is building that expertise at a time when P&G is cutting costs in other areas, including eliminating 1,600 nonmanufacturing jobs. […]

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NoSQL Data Modeling Techniques

NoSQL Data Modeling Techniques

| March 2, 2012

NoSQL databases are often compared by various non-functional criteria, such as scalability, performance, and consistency. This aspect of NoSQL is well-studied both in practice and theory because specific non-functional properties are often the main justification for NoSQL usage and fundamental results on distributed systems like CAP theorem are well applicable to the NoSQL systems.  At the same […]

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Addressing the Challenges of Big Applications

Addressing the Challenges of Big Applications

| March 2, 2012

  By Alex Heneveld The challenge of handling big data has spawned a wealth of new data stores and file systems, addressing the challenges of scale and distribution, wide-area and availability, consistency and latency trade-offs. If the data isn’t accessed too frequently, and if the infrastructure doesn’t have to grow, these technologies can mean “job done”.  […]

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Flash Gordon Alive and Well in San Diego

Flash Gordon Alive and Well in San Diego

| January 31, 2012

Flash Gordon Alive and Well in San Diego, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum The San Diego Supercomputer Center’s Gordon cluster is a BIG DATA  I/O project that will challenge Dr Ming’s ability to enter the atmosphere at warp speed. Composed of over 1,000 compute nodes based on the Intel Xeon processor E5 family.   The […]

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Solid State Storage up 105%

Solid State Storage up 105%

| January 30, 2012

According to new data from research firm IDC, worldwide solid-state storage industry revenue hit $5 billion in 2011, up 105% from the $2.4 billion mark in 2010. IDC expects the market will expand further in 2012 and beyond. “2011 was a record year for the worldwide SSD market, with revenue more than doubling year over […]

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NYSE Processing Petabyte Databases

NYSE Processing Petabyte Databases

| January 24, 2012

 NYSE Processing Petabyte Databases, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum Daily data volumes for NYSE Euronext are increasing up to 200 percent yearly, a level of growth that requires a fine-grained analytics system to measure and reduce latency across all transactions. Operating the New York Stock Exchange, Euronext and NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext is the […]

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Superbowl of Data Mining

Superbowl of Data Mining

| January 7, 2012

Big Data has been challenging researchers around the world to find computationally-based research methods to search, analyze and mine structured and unstructured. January 3, 2012. Today, fourteen teams representing Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States were named the winners of the second Digging Into Data Challenge, a competition to promote innovative […]

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Five Big Data Predictions for 2012

Five Big Data Predictions for 2012

| December 20, 2011

 Edd Dumbill looks at the hot topics in data for the coming year. by Edd Dumbill | @edd  | +Edd Dumbill  | Comments: 7 | 14 December 2011 More powerful and expressive tools for analysis This year has seen consolidation and engineering around improving the basic storage and data processing engines of NoSQL and Hadoop. That will doubtless continue, […]

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Dallas Cowboys Running with Data Scientists

Dallas Cowboys Running with Data Scientists

| December 17, 2011

Dallas Cowboys Running with Data Scientists, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum Americas team the Dallas Cowboys may have lost last week in the last 12 minutes to the New York Giants, but their Data Scientists were running for touchdowns all across the U.S. According to Bill Priakos, COO of the Dallas Cowboys Merchandising Division, […]

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Watch Elephants Dance: 202PB Managed by Hadoop

Watch Elephants Dance: 202PB Managed by Hadoop

| December 11, 2011

Almost 600 companies using Hadoop clusters with 50% using between 100 and 1000 nodes. Watch out for when you introduce higher speeds like 40GE Networks and Elephants chase their tails. See article by Timothy Prickett Morgan   Growing penguins need petabytes to feast on By Timothy Prickett Morgan • Get more from this author Posted […]

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