Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Stat Czar Vince Gennaro Harnesses Baseball’s Mountain Of Data

The amount of data being captured, stored, and analyzed during a Major League Baseball (MLB) game has, like players’ salaries and the net worth of big league franchises, exploded. ...Full Article

How Facebook Autoscale Cuts Cluster Electric Bills

The reason why online retailer Amazon started its cloud computing unit was not just because it wanted to break into a business selling raw compute and storage capacity to ...Full Article

The Beginnings Of Hyperscale At Google

Fifteen years ago, Google did what every startup on the Internet dreams of: It closed its first round of venture funding, put out its first press release, and took ...Full Article

MIT, Facebook Create Low-Latency Fastpass TCP Replacement

Data scientists from MIT and Facebook have proposed a centralized datacenter network that chucks the traditional Internet architecture used for packet transmission and path selection, replacing it with a ...Full Article

Convey-Dell FPGA Appliance Accelerates Hyperscale Image Resizing

Convey Computer, a maker of hybrid supercomputers based on a mix of X86 processors and field programmable gate array (FPGA) chips, is teaming up with Dell’s Data Center Solutions ...Full Article

Facebook Datacenters Boosting Swedish Economy

Facebook says its first European datacenter in northern Sweden is generating jobs as well as conserving energy. The social media giant broke ground on the facility in Luleå, Sweden ...Full Article

Google Rethinks The Datacenter

With its vastly profitable search engine and advertising empire, it might seem that Google no longer has to worry about controlling capital expenditures. This is not the case. Google ...Full Article

Facebook Datacenters Fuel Oregon’s Economy

Facebook is taking a familiar tack among technology companies: It wants to move beyond the public perception that it is only a social media company to be seen as ...Full Article

ADP, Dow Jones Help Mainstream Node.js

The one thing that all enterprises are always on the hunt for is a hardware or software technology that can significantly speed up an existing process or, in some ...Full Article

Open Compute In Full Bloom At Facebook North Carolina Datacenter

The Facebook culture is one of hacking bits of software together to make a complex system and constantly tweaking it to improve its performance, efficiency, and scale. This is ...Full Article