Tag: mapreduce

Quiz: Do You Really Know Big Data?

As a part of the HPC community, it’s not too surprising that Adaptive Computing has been boning up on our big data. Trends are emerging where we see big data applications and HPC starting to merge, which is one reason Adaptive announced a partnership with Intel Hadoop to integrate Moab and TORQUE with their distribution […]

Why Big Data Needs Cloud

Ask a hundred pundits, and you’ll get a hundred definitions of big data. Some suggest a specific size (“anything over 50 TB is big data”); others like to talk about the 3 Vs (volume, velocity, variety) or the 4 Vs (3 Vs + veracity). But I think the simplest definition is best: Big data is […]