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Exclusive: Facebook’s Scuba project dives into performance data

3 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

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.
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Google’s New ‘Our Mobile Planet’ Free Tool Offers A Deep Dive On Smartphone Analysis And Data

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

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

Microsoft Makes an Big Data Play with Project Barcelona

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (4 years ago)

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

Cloud Poll: Can Microsoft's Distributed Analytics Tools Compete with Hadoop?

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (3 years ago)

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

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