#17: An Internet of *My* Things

This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about: Evolution of evolution, skeumorphism (again), Onion Pi, Brick Pi, Red Hat Summit 2013, an interview with Nirmal Mehta and some lessons learned from Google and NSA. This is an enormous episode, the longest we've done yet. If you just want to hear from Nirmal, jump to 1:00:00. Yes, an hour in. This episode is epic.

The Accumulo Challenge, Part I

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The dozens of software projects launched in the wake of Google's Big Table and Map Reduce papers have changed the way we handle large datasets. Like many organizations, the NSA began experimenting with these "big data" tools and realized that the open source implementations available at the time were not addressing some of their particular needs. They decided to embark … Continue reading The Accumulo Challenge, Part I