Companies build or rent grid machines when data length doesn't fit into HDFS, or the latency of parallel interconnects is too slow in the cloud. This review explores the overlap of the two paradigms at the ends of the parallel processing latency spectrum. The comparison is almost poetic and leads to many other comparisons in languages, interfaces, formats, and hardware, but there is amazingly little overlap.
Your Laptop Is A Supercomputer
To put things in perspective,…
Added by Peter Higdon on November 24, 2014 at 4:35am — No Comments