IBM announced earlier this month that it was acquiring StoredIQ, but exactly what the company does isn't quite obvious. Part big data, part e-discovery, it's sort of neither fish nor fowl.
As an example, analyst firm IDC included the Austin, Texas-based StoredIQ in its
When I first started this blog almost two years ago, I called it "yottabytes" because that was the term commonly accepted for the biggest size of storage (1000^8, or a 10 followed by 24 zeroes, compared with, say, 1000^4 for a terabyte). But as people are actually starting to refer to petabytes...
All of a sudden, backing up Oracle databases is big news, with Wikibon and Amazon Web Services each releasing new insights about how to do it. What makes this a big deal? As Wikibon mentions, nearly 30% of...
While the White House released its digital government plan last week, it appears to have left out one major factor: just where the heck all that data is going to be stored, especially when storage already appears to be an issue for federal agencies, according to a recent survey.
The best part about IBM's experimental 120-petabyte hard drive is reading all the ways that writers try to explain how big it is.