Posts Tagged ‘data center’

Semantic Search and the Data Center

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Haim Koshchitzky of Sys-Con Media recently wrote, “Enterprise applications can ‘live’ in many places and their logs might be scattered and unstandardized. First generation log analysis tools made some of the log data searchable, but the onus was on the developer to know what to look for. That process could take many hours, potentially leading to unacceptable downtime for critical applications. Proprietary log formats also confuse and confound conventional keyword search. That’s why semantic search can be so helpful. It uses machine intelligence to understand the context of words, so it becomes possible for a Google user to type ‘cheap flights to Tel Aviv on February 10th’ rather than just ‘cheap flights’ and receive a listing of actual flights rather than links to airline discounters. Bing Facebook, Google and some vertical search engines include semantic technology to better understand natural language. It saves time and creates a better experience.” Read more

What Facebook’s Open Compute Project Means for Web 3.0

A new article reports on Facebook’s recently announced Open Compute Project and what it could mean for Web 3.0: “The blogosphere is abuzz about Zuckerberg’s ‘Open Compute Project’ – his latest innovation of opening his data center’s hardware to the industry at large. The intent being to create data mines that are cheaper, more efficient and more environmentally sound. In so doing, the megalithic social network will bring down costs – and in essence – create a new golden standard, using an old business model.” Read more