Profile of Art WittmannArt Wittmann is a freelance journalist
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Articles by Art Wittmann
posted in August 2007
For most applications, the storage industry is fairly adept at delivering requisite performance. All, that is, except for large data set processing. Think: Financial market modeling, or digital image rendering, or seismic analysis for the gas and oil industry. For these applications, thousands of servers churn away for days before the job is finished. And when there's a lot of data fetching, the speed of the storage system is critical, and in most cases, currently inadequate. Gear6 thinks it ca
Here's another startup that's been starting up for a while now. Active Power was founded in 1992 and provides what it calls flywheel-based UPS systems.