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The Morning Download: Why Google’s Big Data Battle Matters to CIOs

June 26th, 2013

Joyent combines computing, storage in one service. Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider Joyent announced a new service that allows customers to compute in the same location where their data is stored. Many cloud providers, such as Amazon Cloud Services, keep storage and compute services separate, notes GigaOm’sJordan Novet. Read More ›

Joyent Expands Cloud Offering With Object Storage and Data Services Platform

June 25th, 2013

New High-Performance Joyent Manta Storage Service Establishes a New Standard for Data Analysis, Speeding Time to Insight and Decreasing Cost San Francisco, CA, June 25, 2013 – Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company, today announced the availability of Joyent Manta Storage Service, a next-generation cloud object store and data services platform that brings compute and analysis capabilities directly to customers’ data in the cloud. As the first true… Read More ›

Joyent goes big on big-data computing and storage with Manta service

June 25th, 2013

Manta sounds like a cloud service optimized for rapidly processing large volumes of unstructured data — so much that relying on DRAM for it all is out of the question. Expect the list of possible applications to multiply as companies kick Manta’s tires and resolve their doubts about big-data possibilities on public infrastructure. Issues around speed and cost could fall by the wayside. Read More ›

Joyent Launches Manta Service for Cloud Computing, Storage

June 25th, 2013

Thus, Manta Storage Service will be able to do a single job or a series of jobs, some of them batch, some of them near real-time analytics. Manta, in fact, could fit a Hadoop job into its compute and object storage system, and run a wide variety of other applications as well, depending on what its users want to do. As a service from Joyent, customers will be charged -- by the second -- for the Manta services they use. Read More ›

Joyent Mashes Up Compute And Object Storage

June 25th, 2013

The idea of the Manta Storage Service, is to make use of a type of virtualization that differs from what is typically seen in the marketplace. This is what is known as hardware virtualization, where platforms like VMware, Zen and KVM emulate an entire server - the hardware - so that apps will run on top of the guest operating system, which in turn runs on top of the hypervisor (the "machine" in virtual machine). Read More ›

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