Archives of #big data

Three critical steps to help maximize All-flash performance

All-flash storage infrastructures are famous for increasing performance.  As a matter of fact, 70% of enterprises choose AFAs for transformative IOPs and reduced application latency.1  However, not all flash solutions are created equally. Read more about how to maximize your all-flash performance here:

Disaster Recovery in the Cloud, Part 1: Knowing the Options

The traditional approach to DR requires significant investment of time and resources. At minimum, users must consider how they would replicate their primary infrastructure to a secondary site. That secondary site needs to be procured, installed, and maintained. During normal operations, the secondary site will typically be under-utilized or over-provisioned.

Data On-Demand

Speak with most IT leaders about their big picture strategies and goals these days and most will describe a cloud-like delivery model in which IT outcomes are provided rapidly, efficiently, and in many cases, via self-service.   And these same leaders increasingly are looking to leverage multiple clouds to augment and/or replace existing application infrastructure.   In […]

Getting the Most Out of Flash Storage

As powerful and beneficial as flash storage can be, many organizations are overspending on capacity they don’t need, deploying flash in the wrong places, and inefficiently spending on flash applications that are not appropriate for their real business objectives. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers […]

Big Data Analytics: What It Is and Why It Matters

The concept of big data has been around for years; most organizations now understand that if they capture all the data that streams into their businesses, they can apply analytics and get significant value from it. But even in the 1950s, decades before anyone uttered the term “big data,” businesses were using basic analytics (essentially […]

The Big Data Revolution in Healthcare

Collecting global health data is an imperfect science: Workers tramp through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, write the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this messy, gappy information, countries and NGOs need to make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change in collecting […]

Big data is better data

Self-driving cars were just the start. What’s the future of big data-driven technology and design? In a thrilling science talk, Kenneth Cukier looks at what’s next for machine learning — and human knowledge.