If you’re one of the 175 million Pandora users, then you have surely experienced the excitement of having the Internet’s most popular radio station introduce you to a brand-new artist or song. While it may seem like magic, there is a perfectly logical explanation behind Pandora’s ability to seemingly read your mind and know your taste in music. The true magic behind Pandora lies hidden in the numbers and data collected from music analysis, personalization, and the music delivery methods it uses.
Although Fusion-io was the first to break the B-IOP barrier, others in the storage market are stepping with their own unique claims to I/O fame. For instance, today Virident and NEC announced a system that can handle 1.2 million…
It has been quite a year for Fusion-io, the Salt Lake City-based purveyor of a new type of storage memory platform that moves time-critical data closer to the CPU for more rapid processing. From its growing presence in supercomputing circles to its adoption at a number of web-based retail….
Today 10GbE vendor, Solarflare, announced a partnership with data decentralization company Fusion-IO to dually address the storage memory and network sides of big data latency through strategic data placement and network solutions.