Sunday, July 25, 2010

World Datacenter Storage at 1 ZB

Heard on the BBC World Service:
"The world is drowning in a sea of data. Facebook users alone are uploading more than a thousand photos a second. We're now seeing an exponential explosion of information. So how much information are we really storing?"

Monday, July 5, 2010

Go Guerrill-R on Your Data in August

Only one month to go! Register now for the Guerrilla Data Analysis Techniques (GDAT) class to be held during the week of August 9-13, 2010. The focus will be on using R and the PDQ-R for computer performance analysis and capacity planning.

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For those of you coming from international locations, here is a table of currency EXCHANGE rates. We look forward to seeing all of you in August!

Prime Parallels for Load Balancing

Having finally popped the stack on computing prime numbers with R in Part II and Part III, we are now in a position to discuss their relevance for computational scalability.