EMC Isilon For Hadoop – No Ingest Necessary

In traditional Hadoop environments, the entire data set must be ingested (and three or more copies of each block made) before any analysis can begin. Once analysis is complete, results must then be exported. What’s the significance of this? COST. These are tedious and time-consuming processes, along with maintaining multiple … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 30th, 2013

XtremIO at EMC World Area 51

For those who weren’t able to attend in person, here’s a link to the Area 51 presentation XtremIO gave at EMC World on May 19th. Watch at 1:03:00 (One hour three minutes) into the video for the XtremIO section. And if you’re really sharp, see if you can find the … READ MORE

xtremio October 29th, 2013

Boston: Hub of Innovation

David Goulden, EMC President and COO, discusses how innovation impacts job creation, citing research in The New Geography of Jobs by Enrico Moretti and a report by MassTech Collaborative.

David Goulden October 28th, 2013

EMC Unveils Hadoop Starter Kit 2.0 at Hadoop World 2013

Today, at Hadoop World in NYC, EMC announced the release of the Hadoop Starter Kit (HSK) 2.0. This free, open kit ups efficiency of all Hadoop distribution deployments by reducing the time and cost to deploy EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS. HSK 2.0 combines the power of VMware vSphere Big Data … READ MORE

Nick Kirsch October 28th, 2013

Pivotal Data Dispatch Shrinks The Big Data Productivity Gap

The data warehousing and business intelligence space has undergone a huge transformation in the past several years whereby business users are moving away from these traditional, ‘IT bottleneck’ environments to more agile ones driven by Big Data.  For example, when business users lobbied for self-service access, they got Tableau.  When … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 25th, 2013

Geisinger Health System Trusts EMC to Protect Patient Data Perfectly

When you go skydiving, you have confidence that your parachute is going to open. Geisinger Health System needs that same level of confidence when doctors tap into electronic medical records (EMRs). Any hesitation and it could impact the care patients receive. When Geisinger started having reliability issues with its previous … READ MORE

EMC Pulse October 24th, 2013

South Africa Department of Transport Takes the Fast Track to Effective Transportation with EMC

One of the most important components of a healthy economy is a strong and efficient transportation infrastructure – one that stimulates innovation while promoting reliability, safety and affordability.  At the Department of Transport South Africa, we are considered the “heartbeat” of economic growth and social development. Like other government bodies, … READ MORE

Nonhlanhla Nyathikazi October 23rd, 2013

OneFS upgrade tip from the Uptime Bulletin newsletter

Each quarter EMC Isilon produces a technical newsletter called the Uptime Bulletin. This newsletter provides product tips and announcements. You can access our first issue of the EMC Isilon Uptime Bulletin (PDF) on the EMC Online Support site (login required). The first issue includes the following Isilon OneFS tip about upgrading. … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein October 22nd, 2013
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