Posts Tagged mapreduce

Interview with Pervasive DataRush

Pervasive Software is a company focused on dealing with the complexity of multicore CPU architectures. Much of the current software out there does not take advantage of multicore CPUs; thus, many systems are utilizing their hardware inefficiently. To address these issues, Pervasive offers an entire framework called DataRush. Here is an exclusive interview with Michael […]

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Interview with GigaSpaces

GigaSpaces owns an amazing set of technologies. They have created a general-purpose, infinitely-scalable, application platform. This is an incredibly difficult problem to solve, but they have managed to solve it. In other words, they provide Google-like technology for the rest of us. Here is an exclusive interview with Geva Perry, Chief Marketing Officer, at GigaSpaces.

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Social Network Wars

The interesting thing about social networks, like other forms of social media, is that users create the content. A social network becomes more valuable as more users join and get connected with other users. This is known as network effects. It is not necessarily the best social network that wins — in terms of architecture, […]

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Brittle Machines

by Lauren Nicole Computers are brittle machines. If a single CPU or hard drive dies the entire system dies and productivity grinds to a halt. This can be caused by anything from an electrical surge, a mechanical failure, a virus attack, or any number of issues. This is especially true for many home computers. While […]

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Google’s Trading Floor

Google dominates the online space. Google is often our homepage and the first place we go to when we open a web browser. We use Google Web Search when we’re looking for something on the Web. We use GMail to read and write email. We use Google Maps to get directions or find the nearest […]

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