Category Archives: Storage

Big Data Quotes of the Week

“Even as big data are helping banks, they are also throwing up new competitors from outside the industry”–“Big data: Crunching the numbers,” The Economist  Advertisements

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Big Data Bytes: “Information technology has entered a big-data era”

“From social media to medical revolutions anchored in metadata analyses, wherein astronomical feats of data crunching enable heretofore unimaginable services and businesses, we are on the cusp of unimaginable new markets.”–Mark Mills and Julio Ottino, “The Coming Tech-Led Boom,”  The … Continue reading

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Future Solutions to Big Data Requirements

Two news items, the first on a cloud computing environment distributed over PCs contributing their available storage and computing capacity as a cost- and energy-efficient solution to processing an exabyte (1 billion gigabytes) a day of raw data; the second … Continue reading

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