A few weeks ago, when our own “Arscoin” cryptocurrency was first minted, it looked like Senior Reviews Editor Lee Hutchinson would control the majority of the coins. He started mining early, and he has a crowd of Linux servers sitting in his closet that can outrun the all-in-one desktops and power-sipping Ultrabooks most of us have on hand.
People don’t want ads, they want memories. To shift from spammy marketing to providing experiences, companies like Anheuser-Busch, Spotify, NPR, and Wired promoted 80,000 events in 2013 with a little startup called Splash. In co-founder Ben Hindman’s first in-depth interview, he tells me how Splash’s event platform is challenging bland incumbents with its beautifully designed party websites.
MongoDB is working on tools to make it easier to manage large clusters of, say, 100 servers.
Manage billions of events and process hundreds of thousands of new events every second. All of the infrastructure runs in your own data center: No need to worry about sensitive data leaving your company or shipping your logs away over the internet.
Piston OpenStack 3.0: The Last OpenStack® Product You’ll Ever Try
Facebook looks and feels like a single application, like Microsoft Word or Adobe Photoshop. But behind the scenes, in the company’s data centers, you’ll find that the world’s most popular social network is really a multitude of different applications working in concert.
One alternative to buying expensive storage-area networks or other hardware-based dedicated storage is to deploy open source storage software on existing server hardware. For this test, we evaluated three such open source storage products, GlusterFS 3.3, Ceph 0.72 and Apache Hadoop 2.2.0.
Gantry is a comprehensive set of building blocks to enable the rapid development and realization of a design into a flexible and powerful web platform theme.
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Splice Machine is the only transactional SQL-on-Hadoop database for real-time Big Data applications.