By John | August 17, 2009
These are my links for August 16th from 14:20 to 21:17:
- Amazon Web Services Blog: Adding the Export to AWS Import/Export – I blogged about the new AWS Import/Export feature this past spring and told you how it allows you to load any amount of data into Amazon S3 by simply shipping the data to us on a compatible storage device. The response to that announcement has been excellent and our customers are now sending us terabytes of data every week.
- How Yahoo, Facebook, Amazon & Google Think About Big Data – Collectively, Yahoo, Facebook, Amazon and Google are rewriting the handbook for big data. Startups intending to reach these proportions must also change their thinking about data, and enterprises need this model for internal deployments as a way to retain an economic edge.The four leading web giants have designed systems from scratch, evidence that workloads have altered, business models are different, and economies have changed — all demanding a new approach.
- Day 2 Roundup: CloudWorld and NGDC « Data Center Knowledge – The Cloud World and Next Generation Data Center events in San Francisco have wrapped. Day 2 coverage featured more focus on the content of the presentations, but there was still some discussion of attendance. Here’s a roundup of the coverage of the events on IT media, blogs and Twitter:
- Reconnoiter – Large-Scale Trending and Fault-Detection | High Scalability – Some popular monitor options are Munin, Nagios, Cacti and Hyperic. A relatively new entrant is a product called Reconnoiter from Theo Schlossnagle, President and CEO of OmniTI, leading consultants on solving problems of scalability, performance, architecture, infrastructure, and data management. Theo's name might sound familiar. He gives lots of talks and is the author of the very influential Scalable Internet Architectures book.
- benchmarking Amazon EC2 for high-performance scientific computing – White Paper…
- A Comparison of Open Source Search Engines « zooie’s blog – Open Search isn’t just about building a Google-like search box on a free technology stack, but encouraging the community to extend and embrace search technology to improve the relevance of any application.