Big Data

Data Center Replication with Accumulo 1.7.0

The Accumulo blog has a nice write-up explaining their data center replication feature coming in 1.7.0. Nearly every day we’re asked how data can be efficiently managed across geographically separated data centers. This was hard enough with small amounts of data, and becoming ever more difficult when we’re talking terabytes or petabytes. They explain some […]

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Big Data

In Underhyped – Big Data as an Advance in the Scientific Method Yanpei Chen makes the argument that big data is a fundamental advancement to the scientific method. This is an exceedingly bold claim and to be honest I suspected a strong dose of sensationalism. I mentioned this to a shared mutual acquaintance. I was informed that […]

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