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Big Data Analytics Moves to the Cloud

June 25th, 2013

Manta gives you the capability to execute compute tasks including log analysis, search index generation, financial analysis and other data-intensive tasks without moving data or setting up compute clusters and processing software. Cantrill explains that code is brought in parallel to physical servers in secure containers while data is automatically merged using the industry-standard MapReduce pattern. Read More ›

Joyent Releases Cloud Object Store Platform Manta

June 25th, 2013

The new service is the latest move in Joyent’s focus on cloud services, an area it started to accelerate last year with the addition of Henry Wasik, Joyent CEO. Recently, Joyent added 13 new instance types to mimic Amazon’s most popular virtual server types, and began offering a database-as-a-service on its cloud platform. Read More ›

Joyent Rolls Out In-Place Big Data Analytics as a Service

June 25th, 2013

By removing the need to manage infrastructure and move data, the service speeds up processing of big data and lowers the cost of such processing, the provider said in a statement. The compute tasks include log analysis, search index generation, financial analysis and many other data-intensive tasks that normally require data movement or setup of separate compute clusters and processing software. Read More ›

Joyent’s Manta – A Solution for Data’s Gravity?

June 25th, 2013

Manta is a pretty intriguing idea and one which, frankly, strikes me as entirely logical. The benefit of processing close to data storage, and the ability to derive insights as quickly as possible from the ever increasing amount of data that is extant is a no-brainer. I’d expect other infrastructure vendors to follow Joyent’s lead and begin to offer converged storage/compute offerings to customers. Read More ›

New Joyent Service Offers Analytics Without Having To Move Data

June 25th, 2013

The ramifications of the Manta service are considerable and make Joyent more relevant as an infrastructure and a services provider. In an interview last week, CTO and Co-Founder Jason Hoffman said Joyent will make a number of announcements in the coming months about new data services. Read More ›

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