The Apcela Blog


Big Data and Cloud Performance

The coming data tsunami (aka ‘Big Data) threatens to swamp enterprises that are ill-prepared to manage and analyze massive data sets. Indeed even terms used to describe the quantity of data – gigabytes and terabyes, are rapidly giving way to petabyte, exabytes, and zetabytes (1 ZB = 1021 bytes). Petaflop/exaflop computing processing speeds and storage technologies are enabling companies to explore new business models such as in Life Sciences with genomics and personalized drug dosing.

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