Monthly Archives: June 2012

What Hadoop can and can’t do

From Infoworld: What Hadoop can and can’t do By Brian Proffit Created¬†2012-06-21 03:00AM The lure of using big data for your business is a strong one, and there is no brighter lure these days than Apache Hadoop, the scalable data … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Leave a comment

Small is beautiful… and cheap

Apparently, there’s a new trend in computing; people are beginning to build ultra-cheap and ultra-small computers running Android or Linux. ¬†Let’s meet a couple of the contestants… Android PC runs Android 2.3 on a VIA 800MHz Processor, has 512MB of … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Leave a comment

MySQL, kernel_mutex, etc.

Vadim Tkachenko of Percona is playing with innodb_thread_concurrency:

Posted in Technology | Leave a comment