There are a few articles collecting dust in my feed reader from a period a couple months ago when I didn’t have much time staying up to date on what’s happening… here’s the rundown of the most important stuff about Hadoop.Continued
Oracle Database Appliance
Exadata Mini is the Oracle DB Appliance (ODBA?), as Oracle announced now.
It turns out that Oracle’s new small appliance isn’t really an Exadata Mini-Me. Rather, the Oracle Database Appliance is — well, it seems to be a box with an Oracle DBMS in it.… Continued
Oracle Introduces Oracle Exadata Storage Expansion Rack
You don’t have to wait for long… Oracle Introduces Oracle Exadata Storage Expansion Rack, just days after I blogged about it at Forthcoming Oracle Appliances. Configurations from half rack to several full racks can be combined for massive storage.… Continued
Forthcoming Oracle Appliances
Curt Monash about Forthcoming Oracle appliances, based on information from Oracle’s earnings call (full transcript) last week. There will be an IMDB appliance based on TimesTen for high speed analytics, and a Hadoop appliance for MapReduce jobs, targetted at data preprocessing and feeding into Oracle.… Continued
Nutanix Google-like Storage Architecture
Acunu NoSQL Appliance
GigaOm reports that Big Data Startup Acunu Raises Small Funding. These guys (based in London) are building a HW appliance with SSD for a variety of NoSQL stores, currently supporting Cassandra and an Amazon S3 compatible RESTful interface.
The Acunu Storage Core is an open source next-generation storage stack built from the ground up for Big Data.… Continued
Windows Azure Platform Appliance
Microsoft formally announced its Windows Azure Platform Appliance today, as TechCrunchIT reports.
Dell, eBay, Fujitsu, and HP intend to deploy the appliance in their datacenters to offer new cloud services.
While that’s nice to know, I’m much more interested to hear by when we can get our own appliance, and what the configuration sizes and support requirements are going to be.… Continued