March 20, 2009

More on Greenplum, Fox/MySpace, and load speeds

Eric Lai offers more facts, figures, explanation, and competitive insight than I did on Greenplum’s loading of the Fox/MySpace database, including that Greenplum is being loaded with data at the 4 TB/hour rate only for half an hour at a time.

Also, Eric cites the Greenplum Fox Interactive Media database as being only 200 TB in size.  Surely there is some confusion somewhere, since Greenplum described it as being 400 TB back in August.


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  1. Bulk Data Loading Rate Alert: 7.3 Megabytes per Second per Processor Core! Is That Fast? « Kevin Closson’s Oracle Blog: Platform, Storage & Clustering Topics Related to Oracle Databases on March 20th, 2009 7:05 pm

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