big data

  1. N

    500TB+ storage

    Hello, at my internship I'm supposed to look into and choose good possibilities for a big storage (70TB is already here and is not sufficient, so we're talking about 500TB and more). The options are generally there and I'm getting lost in them a little bit, but when it comes to a concrete...
  2. cageymaru

    Microsoft LSV2-Series Azure Virtual Machines Are Powered by AMD EPYC

    Microsoft has announced that its Lsv2-series Azure virtual machines (VM) are powered by AMD EPYC 7551 processors. The Lsv2-series features high throughput, low latency, and directly mapped local NVMe storage. The VMs are configurable from 8 to 80 vCPUs with simultaneous multi-threading. A 1.92TB...
  3. cageymaru

    Western Digital Embraces Open Standards with RISC-V Processor Development

    At the RISC-V Summit, Western Digital's Chief Technology Officer Martin Fink unveiled plans to release a new open source RISC-V core, an open standard initiative for cache coherent memory over a network, and an open source RISC-V instruction set simulator. The RISC-V SweRV Core is a 2-way...
  4. cageymaru

    Google Patents Data Mining Cameras in Bedroom and Listening Devices in Homes

    Google has created new, exciting patents to eavesdrop on your home environment. One patent will scan your home and identify items in your home. So if you have a shirt from a favorite artist in your closet, it will recommend tickets to see them live. It can scan your closet to learn your taste in...
  5. cageymaru

    Walmart Patents Shopping Cart Biometrics Handle to Monitor Customer Health

    Walmart has patented a shopping cart with a biometrics sensor equipped in the handle. A server will be able to monitor a customer's baseline readings, from their current readings, in real-time to find out if a customer needs an associate to check on them. Biometric data that can be monitored...
  6. cageymaru

    Google Buys Mastercard Data to Link Targeted Ads to Online and Physical Sales

    Google allegedly purchases data from Mastercard pertaining to the purchase history of its 2 billion cardholders. They then cross-referenced it with Google's own online advertising tracking to learn how Mastercard cardholders viewed and reacted to, online advertising from Google in relation to...
  7. FrgMstr

    Health Insurers Using Big Data on You

    The fine folks over at NPR have a very interesting read about what health insurers are doing with big data. It seems that the health insurance companies are making sure to buy up all the data it can on individuals in order to build pricing structures on insurance that are more specific than we...
  8. FrgMstr

    Steam - Big Data, Crowdsourcing, Explorers, & Curators @ [H]

    Steam - Big Data, Crowdsourcing, Explorers, & Curators - Have you ever used Steam to shop for a new game, when you did not know exactly what you wanted to buy, and found its way of organizing and sharing information with you a bit archaic? Me too! John Bain, aka TotalBiscuit is Steam's top...