Data in Motion, Part 1: Storage Implications for Analytics Applications

  Today, Google receives 2.3 million search queries per second. What will that number be in 2025—assuming exponential growth in search continues apace? 20 million searches per second? 50 million? A billon? Any number would only be a guess. We know that by 2025 the global datasphere will be ...

CyArk Wins Ptolemy Data Science Award, Celebrating Work of Data Pioneers

“We are explorers. Since the beginning, we have searched the land, sea, and stars. Through curiosity and discovery, we begin to understand the world around us. Few have the honor of unraveling the mysteries of our past. Fewer still, the courage to shape our future. An evolution is taking place ...

Could the World Run Out of Data Storage Capacity?

Could we really be looking at the limit of the world’s data storage capacity? Even after another 100 or so years of incredible storage advances? If you’ve read our recent stories exploring how the world of data will look in 2025, you know how explosive the growth of data is and how ...

Proteomics, Data and the Fight Against Cancer

Cancer detection and prevention In recent years there have been rapid advances in the world of cancer treatment and disease prevention. But there is no simple way to deal with cancer yet. A patient may have to undergo a medley of different treatments, such as chemotherapy, radiation and ...

How IoT Can Help Smart Cities Solve Major Traffic Problems

Urbanization drives need to run cities more efficiently Urbanization is a trend that is increasing globally. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs estimates that as many as 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2030. With more dense populations and a ...

The Implementation of Life Critical Data in the Transportation Sector

With the increasing availability and life-critical nature of big data, we are already in the early stages of a significant shift in our reliance on data to improve automotive safety and transportation infrastructure. As a participant in the recent Data Age 2025 panel, we discussed how, when ...

IoT Will Improve Daily Life — Will Storage Development Keep Pace?

Consumers around the world increasingly use the cloud to manage and store everything from personal photos and videos to data about their daily exercise routines. In addition, real-time data created by connected devices like autonomous cars and home heating systems now fuel an emerging Data Age ...

The Emerging Data Age: Experts Weigh Challenges, Possibilities

As the venerable tech writer Walt Mossberg said in his last-ever column The Disappearing Computer, “Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible.” His point was simple – people are becoming more aware of the fact that our devices are valuable only because of the data they ...

Seagate and SAGE Project Innovate to Boost HPC and Big Data Community

We are seeing a dramatic increase in worldwide data volumes. Seagate recently announced and has been discussing IDC’s new Data Age 2025 report which finds that data creation will swell to a total of 163 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025, 10x more than today. We are entering what is called the Exascale ...

The Evolution of Smart Data: What Does a Successful IoT Look Like?

We hear about the Internet of Things (IoT) every day and the ubiquitous way it weaves itself into our lives. Businesses, governments, and consumers around the world are all impacted by the IoT and looking to harness its benefits to the same ultimate goal — to improve the quality of life. IDC ...

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