EMC bought Greenplum

EMC said today that it will acquire private data warehousing company Greenplum in an all-cash transaction, though the terms of the deal were not released. It said that Greenplum will “form the foundation of a new data computing product division within EMC’s Information Infrastructure business.” It’s no secret that digital data is on the rise, Continue reading EMC bought Greenplum

Triple Parity Raid

In an effort to catch up on links. Adam talks about triple parity RAID (raidz3) in an ACM queue article. When RAID systems were developed in the 1980s and 1990s, reconstruction times were measured in minutes. The trend for the past 10 years is quite clear regardless of the drive speed or its market segment: Continue reading Triple Parity Raid