Big Data Storage Concerns

The past twenty years have brought an evolution from server-based applications to cloud platforms and technologies. Now, data warehousing and big data analytics are the emerging areas to pay attention too. The increasing need for on-demand services that support storage and computing resources has created a need for the cloud that will continue to grow as improvements are made. The transition is taking data from operational systems and moving it to decision support systems. Knowing the trends in cloud technologies can help create cost-effective ways to address data analytics and warehousing. Investing…

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Samsung: Is the worst over for its smartphone and chip units?

The South Korean tech giant says profits will continue to fall, but not by as much as they have been. Strong sales of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 10 smartphone series are limiting the expected drop in profits at the South Korean tech giant, raising hopes it is getting back on a growth track after years of moribund sales. Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, is powering ahead with the launch of 5G phones and $2,000 foldable handsets as it heats up the competition with rivals Apple in the United States…

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Discovery of 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of Jupiter

Astronomers discover 20 new moons around Saturn, making it the planet with the most number of moons in the solar system. The solar system has a new winner in the moon department. Twenty new moons have been found around Saturn, giving the ringed planet a total of 82. That beats Jupiter and its 79 moons. The discovery was announced on Monday by the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center. If it is any consolation to the Jupiter crowd, our solar system’s biggest planet – Jupiter – still has the biggest…

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