The guide defines 20 big data/Hadoop terms.
Vendors are hard at work developing technologies that will help us make the leap to extreme data. Now Fujitsu announced it has achieved "unlimited scalability" with its Storage ETERNUS CD10000 architecture.
Splunk announced this week the general availability of Splunk Enterprise 6.2 and version 6.2 of Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores. Hunk is also available through the Amazon Elastic MapReduce, or Amazon EMR, console, which is priced by the hour.
EMC officials say they wanted to find out "the true scale of the data drain caused by laptops, smartphones, USB drives, and hard drives carried by modern commuters in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Berlin and Munich."
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.