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.
Google is rolling out a new data and analysis tool, called Our Mobile Planet, which gives anyone access to data and research on smartphone usage. The site features an interactive tool that anyone can use to create custom charts from... Read Post
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