Here are a few of the product announcements made at Strata to give you an overview of the direction products and partnerships are now trending, or at least leaning.
The Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network, or ESnet, is deploying four new high-speed transatlantic links to deliver a total capacity of 340 gigabits-per-second.
Put all three types of analytics together and you get an entire picture of the situation and possible solutions.
"By virtualizing the networks that interconnect data centers, a 'Data Center without Walls' can be created that pools together physically distinct and geographically separated data centers into one massive global and virtualized data center."
"IU takes a fundamentally different approach to IT and research than most other universities because our supercomputers and large clusters are available to everyone, student or faculty, without usage fees," said David Hancock, manager of IU's high performance systems
Don't look now but the government is working hard to build an infrastructure to make big data work better. While privacy concerns still exist in government data use, few people understand that many big data uses in government have no privacy issues at all.
This week the House passed H.R. 2495--The American Super Computing Leadership Act--to amend the Department of Energy High-End Computing Revitalization Act of 2004. It is intended to spur onshore developments in supercomputing.
Whoishostingthis.com, a webmaster tool that enables users to discover which web host any given website is hosted on, has compiled extensive data on data centers and composed the stats into a useful...
Lutz Finger takes a look at recommendation engines in an article in Forbes.
New startups are springing up with interesting solutions to problems in big data as we know it. They're cooking up an interesting list of the potential next big things in big data.