Designed for cloud computing, the Hadoop data management system handles petabytes of data at a time, pairing Google's MapReduce with a distributed file management system for use on large clusters.
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Yahoo's data center in La Vista, Neb., is one of several that are core to powering the network of the Yahoo's portal multiple sites. Operating efficient data centers enable people around the world to do more online with the firm's sites and services. Yahoo is a leading implementer of Hadoop, using it to index searches and generate advertising related profiles of Internet users of its Web sites. It runs it on clusters of up to 4,000 servers.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.