Monthly Archives: June 2013

Facebook unveils Presto: exabyte scale query engine

At a conference for developers at Facebook headquarters on Thursday, engineers working for the social networking giant revealed that it’s using a new homemade query engine called Presto to do fast interactive analysis on its already enormous 250-petabyte-and-growing data warehouse. … Continue reading

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Opteron X: AMD’s solution for Micro-Servers

AMD launched on Wednesday a new family of low power server processors: the AMD Opteron™ X-Series optimized for scale-out server architectures. The AMD Opteron X-Series processors come in two variants.  The AMD Opteron X2150, which consumes as little as 11 … Continue reading

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