ENTRIES TAGGED "ssd"

Strata Gems: Who needs disks anyway?

RethinkDB uses SSDs to their full advantage

Today's databases are designed for the spinning platter of the hard disk. As SSDs begin to enter data centers, it's time for a database that takes advantage of the new technology.

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Big Data: SSD’s, R, and Linked Data Streams

Big Data: SSD’s, R, and Linked Data Streams

If you haven’t seen it, I recommend you watch Andy Bechtolsheim’s keynote at the recent Mysqlconf. We covered SSD’s in our just published report on Big Data management technologies. Since then, we’ve gotten additional signals from our network of alpha geeks and our interest in them remains high. I had a chance to visit with Dataspora founder and blogger Mike Driscoll, an enthusiastic advocate for the use of the open source statistical computing language, R.

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