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Forrester: Big Data on Cutting Edge

Forrester: Big Data on Cutting Edge

| October 2, 2011

Big Data is not the typical data mining and business intelligience applications. There are new examples of more applications on the cutting edge. NY Times article by Steve Lohr :Sorting Reality fro Hype” A Forrester Research report, published Friday, provides some leavening perspective on the big data phenomenon. The report is based on a survey […]

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Transformative Analytics Clouds

Transformative Analytics Clouds

| September 21, 2011

Transformative Analytics Clouds, Ed Lucente, Big Data I/O Forum There’s plenty of talk about benefits of business analytics — the analysis of “big data” to spot insightful trends, patterns, or correlations — but far less discussion around business analytics applications delivered using analytics cloud appliances. This should change soon as more and more businesses deploy […]

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ScaleMatrix a Big Idea for the Cloud

ScaleMatrix a Big Idea for the Cloud

| August 30, 2011

ScaleMatrix had their coming out party for the San Diego community to showcase their state of the art 50,000 square foot data center. Scale Matrix has raised the bar for energy efficiency and can pass the savings to their customers. Every business from SMB to large enterprise should investigate what applications and what part of […]

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Security nightmare is Big Data Analytics in the Cloud

Security nightmare is Big Data Analytics in the Cloud

| August 29, 2011

Security nightmare is Big Data Analytics in the Cloud, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum The NCAA has its sweet 16 every year in the tournament playoff. The Security for Business Innovation Council, has 16 security leaders from companies that include eBay, Coca-Cola Company, SAP, FedEx Corp., Johnson & Johnson and Northrop Grumman. The council published […]

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Dr. Kimball at TDWI San Diego Sept 29th

Dr. Kimball at TDWI San Diego Sept 29th

| August 15, 2011

Big Data Analytics Challenges the Conventional Data Warehouse Let’s have a chat with Ralph! register at www.tdwisandiego.org The “bigness” of big data is actually not the most significant challenge. Big data ranges from being highly structured to completely unstructured, and it frequently is profoundly distributed. Often big data must be loaded and analyzed BEFORE a […]

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Seattle Children’s Hospital Mines Big Data

Seattle Children’s Hospital Mines Big Data

| August 9, 2011

Seattle Children’s Hospital Mines Big Data, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum Ted Corbett, the director of knowledge management, at Seattle Children’s Hospital is using software from a company called Tableau to draw smart inferences from the 10 terabytes of data locked up in his servers and warehousing appliances see article By Stacey Higginbotham Aug. […]

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eBay/PayPal  attacks I/O performance and cuts power by 78%

eBay/PayPal attacks I/O performance and cuts power by 78%

| August 8, 2011

eBay/PayPal  attacks I/O performance and cuts power by 78%,  Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum eBay is a prime example of the benefits of flash. According to Nimbus Data CEO Thomas Isakovich, “eBay had only 2.5TB of flash installed six months ago before recently upgrading to 100TB. Within the PayPal division, where Nimbus is deployed”, […]

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Is DARPA looking for a Big Data Big I/O  Headache or BIDIOH PAIN?

Is DARPA looking for a Big Data Big I/O Headache or BIDIOH PAIN?

| July 23, 2011

As Big Data grows, the question becomes: How do you handle the I/O bottleneck with processing metadata in a zettabyte world? Is the result a bigger migraine headache or a solution that may be provided by IBM’s research group? According to Michael Feldman “Typically metadata itself doesn’t require lots of capacity. To store the attributes […]

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Utah CHPC solves I/O bottlenecks-performance roadblock

Utah CHPC solves I/O bottlenecks-performance roadblock

| July 10, 2011

 [adrotate banner=”1″] The chemical and fuels engineering group at CHPC was running an application that was authored by the Center for the Simulation of Accidental Fires and Explosions. This application is a composite of code contributed from scientists across the country. (see post below Hemsoth article) July 08, 2011 HPC Center Traces Storage Selection Experience […]

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Lustre used in Top 70 Big Computer Systems

Lustre used in Top 70 Big Computer Systems

| July 2, 2011

Brent Gorda, CEO and President, Whamcloud ________________________________________ File systems are a critical component of the modern supercomputing architectural model. Tying together vast numbers of compute nodes to achieve the highest computational speeds depends on a set of robust, coordinated fire hoses of data to connect the compute to the storage. Just as the computational model […]

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