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Spotlight: Hadoop glossary defines big data terms

The guide defines 20 big data/Hadoop terms. 

Fujitsu bridges the petabyte divide

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.

New Splunk and Hunk versions now generally available

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. 

Study reveals true scale of commuter data drain in major cities

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." 

Strata NY 2014 news roundup

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.

DOE's high-speed network to boost big data transfers

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.   

How to get the most from descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics

Put all three types of analytics together and you get an entire picture of the situation and possible solutions. 

Spotlight: Community voices: On data centers without walls

"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." 

Indiana U.'s new supercomputer opens availability to more users, aims to attract more federal grants for researchers

"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 

Government works to create big data infrastructure

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.