Tag Archives: GFS
Cloud Computing From Upside Down
Google continues to snub their noses to conventional wisdom and build out their cloud their way. What is going on here? If anything history has taught us – don’t ignore the big brain in the corner. So we continue our irreverent look at Google as the Brain’s nefarious plan to take over the world continues. Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged Amazon, Big Table, CCP, Chubby Locks, CSP, GFS, Google, Google Wave, Massive Distributed Computing, Yahoo 3 Comments
Clouds of Hadoop
We have been living in the age of Hadoop. I know this for certain because Yahoo! has recently announced it’s commitment to making Hadoop a commercial platform. Yahoo! has nearly a perfect record of picking winning technologies that have already crossed the finish line.
Posted in Technology Tagged Amdahl's Law, Cloud Computing, Concurrent Computing, Efficiency, GFS, Google, Hadoop, linear scalability, Map Reduce, Marshall McLuhan, Media, Scalability, SOA, Sullivan's Law, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web Analytics, Yahoo 4 Comments