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Building for the Internet of things (and the demise of the client-server model)

January 31st, 2013

Developers, listen up: Everything you’re doing now will be irrelevant within the next ten years. The way you think about and build applications, services, and software — along with the tools you use to do so — will soon be irrelevant. There’s a massive shift happening in technology, and we are failing to recognize its implications. While this may seem like a bold assertion, the change is actually quite straightforward: the client-server model is coming to an end. The traditional flow of data (end us… Read More ›

Joyent Cloud Supports Social and Mobile Gaming Evolution

January 30th, 2013

Cloud-Native Architecture Helps Gaming Companies Meet Rigorous Scaling and Performance Demands San Francisco, CA -- (January 30, 2012) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today released new metrics that highlight its continued dominance in the world of mobile and social gaming. Built for performance, reliability and real-time elastic scaling, Joyent is the only provider able to meet the demands of today’s modern gaming providers. New case studies from Digital Chocolate, M… Read More ›

Joyent offers Hadoop on its cloud infrastructure

January 28th, 2013

Joyent announced a new Apache Hadoop-based solution built on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) which allows companies to run enterprise-class Hadoop on the Joyent Cloud. The Hadoop solution is Joyent’s first entry into the big data space, the company said. According to the provider, its operating system virtualization and CPU bursting technology enable fast response times in Hadoop applications. Joyent’s Hadoop solution can be added to existing Joyent Cloud implementations. Read More ›

Joyent Launches Hadoop Cloud Service

January 25th, 2013

Cloud infrastructure provider Joyent jumped into the big data game this week, rolling out an Apache Hadoop service to let enterprises process high-performance data applications. The Hadoop offering will use Hortonworks Data Platform running on Joyent's high-performance cloud infrastructure, Jason Hoffman, Joyent CTO and founder, said Friday in an interview with CRN. "Our feeling about the cloud is that its advancement is being driven very much by big data services where people want to do… Read More ›

Joyent Offers Hadoop Solution for Big Data Challenges

January 24th, 2013

As a new entrant into the big data landscape Joyent is addressing industry demand to reduce costs and decrease query response times. Software product development services company Altoros Systems said that Hadoop clusters on Joyent Cloud produced a nearly 3X faster disk I/O response time versus identically-sized infrastructure. Read More ›