Tag Archives: big data

It’s a CLUSTER-PLUCK: Nutanix uses MapReduce to polish performance

December 21, 2013

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It’s a CLUSTER-PLUCK: Nutanix uses MapReduce to polish performance Analysis Converged server-system startup Nutanix, which sells all of its products through the channel, says hypervisors are the virtual sheet metal of the commodity server game. You won’t need separate storage arrays, instead you can get a storage pool across many servers by virtualising their directly […]

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OpenStack Swift & many small files

August 28, 2013

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OpenStack Swift & many small files At Spil Games we have been running Swift for more than two years now and are hosting over 400 million files with an average file size of about 50 KB per object. We have a replica count of three so there are 1.2 billion files to be stored on […]

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Combining Cloud Integration and Big Data in the Cloud to Accelerate Analytics

August 17, 2013

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Combining Cloud Integration and Big Data in the Cloud to Accelerate Analytics An explosion in mobile devices and social media usage has been the driving force behind large brands using big data solutions for deep, insightful analytics. In fact, a recent mobile consumer survey found that 71% of people used their mobile devices to access […]

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Accelerating Big Data Analytics with Flash Caching

August 14, 2013

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Accelerating Big Data Analytics with Flash Caching The global volume, velocity and variety of data are all increasing, and these three dimensions of the data deluge—the massive growth of digital information—are what make Hadoop software ideal for big data analytics. Hadoop is purpose-built for analyzing a variety of structured and non-structured data, but its biggest […]

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EMCVoice: The Intersection Of Big Data And Cloud

July 30, 2013

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The Intersection Of Big Data And Cloud One of the things we can expect to see a lot more of in the future is the concept of Big Data for Infrastructure. By that I mean the intersection of cloud infrastructure and cloud services and Big Data capability and functionality. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for environments […]

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