big data

The cloud of things

Cloud computing also promises to be a great tool for the ‘Internet of Things’. Here is an example of how that is applied right now. The heating system in my house has a bit of a challenge: the thermostat does not seem to be working well under certain circumstances. So I built a small sensor […]

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If only your own data warehouse was this secure

Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon (not just Amazon Web Services), unveils some interesting information on RedShift, Amazon’s service for data-warehouses on demand. Its petabyte performance envelop and on-demand pricing are awesome enough, but here I would like to point out some of the security features of the service. These ranges from physical controls to […]

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