Facebook wasn't satisfied with how its legacy tools measured what was working and what wasn't across the site's many-thousand servers, so it created a distributed in-memory data store called Scuba to help. Here's how it works and what other companies can take away from the project.
This week Microsoft Research released a developer preview new product for working with large distributed data sets called Project Daytona MapReduce Runtime. Microsoft also has a big data analytics platform that uses LINQ instead of ... Read Post
Project Barcelona, a new project in the works from Microsoft, will give enterprises Web crawler-like tools for searching and storing information. The crawlers will search Microsoft products such as SQL Server, Excel and SharePoint a... Read Post