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Transferring large datasets especially with heterogeneous file sizes (i.e. many small and large files together) causes inefficient utilization of the available network bandwidth. Small file transfers may cause the underlying transfer protocol not reaching the full network utilization due to short-duration transfers and connection start up/tear down overhead; and large file transfers may suffer from protocol inefficiency and end-system limitations.
Application-level TCP tuning…Continue
Added by Tevfik Kosar on August 4, 2015 at 5:28am — No Comments
May 1 has long been known as May Day or International Worker’s Day. In 2014, it could just as well have been dubbed Big Data Security Day. It was on May 1 that the white house released an 85-page report on big data called Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values,…Continue
Added by Gilad Parann-Nissany on May 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
The combination of cloud computing and big data is a match made in heaven. Big data requires a flexible compute environment, which can scale quickly and automatically to support massive amounts of data. Infrastructure clouds provide exactly that. But whenever cloud computing is discussed, the question comes up:
Added by Gilad Parann-Nissany on April 1, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
With immense growth in technology, financial institutes, skyscrapers and malls, one can find that the number of consumers have increased exponentially in the Middle East over the past few years. Reports suggests that 91% of the population comprises of expats in UAE enjoying high salaries and tax free benefits.
Moreover, the options to spend your money have gotten bigger and better with UAE working towards the initiative to build Smart Cities setting strong infrastructure fundamentals…Continue
Added by Ipsita Roy on November 21, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
The mainframe’s strongest assets – scalability, reliability, availability, security and manageability – are the very characteristics that enterprises are most concerned about as they consider moving business-critical services to a cloud-based architecture. Can the mainframe be a cloud platform?
Recent surveys underscore customer confidence in the mainframe’s ability to perform in new service delivery models. Growing numbers are considering IBM’s zSeries Enterprise as a cloud…Continue
Added by Gabriel Lowy on August 1, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments