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How Data Access Impacts the IoT Manufacturing World

May 15, 2017 Digital Dossier, IoT

The number of sophisticated sensors in the IoT and Industrial Internet worlds has no ceiling in the next few decades….

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The Art of Prediction

April 15, 2017 Predictive Analytics

Nostradamus cast his divinations five centuries ago, but the information age hasn’t dimmed humans’ love of the prediction. In an industrial…

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Augmented Reality the Likely Winner over VR for Industrial Applications

April 1, 2017 Data Visualization, Augmented Reality

There’s been a lot of speculation about who’s going to win in the consumer and industrial markets: Virtual Reality or…

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Aureum Sets the Table for Advanced Analytics

March 15, 2017 Analytics, Anomaly Detection

Q: What’s the connection between Aureum, a data access platform, and all these applications and data processes that are supposed…

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Companies must be ready for their ‘Kodak moments’

March 1, 2017 Data Architect, Advanced Analytics

Q: Let’s say you’re a data architect working in a Fortune 100 industrial company today. What keeps you up at…

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Peaxy Executive Series: Data Lake Challenges

February 15, 2017 Data Lake, Data Access, Big Data

Implementing a data lake—“a massive, easily accessible data repository built on (relatively) inexpensive computer hardware for storing ‘big data’”— can…

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Peaxy Executive Series: What is a Data Lake?

February 1, 2017 Data Lake, Data Access, Advanced Analytics

A data lake is “a massive, easily accessible data repository built on (relatively) inexpensive computer hardware for storing ‘big data.’…

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What’s an Aureum?

January 15, 2017 Aureum, Data Architecture

A lot of people ask us about the name origin of our flagship product, Peaxy Aureum (pronounced AW-ree-uhm). Well, you might…

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Confidentiality in Data Access Solutions

January 1, 2017 Security, Big Data

One of the key selling points for data access systems with a huge single namespace is their superior suitability for…

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Planning for Data Access — Disk Service Time

December 15, 2016 Performance, Disk Time

When we look at high-performance disks, why do the fastest disks only have 10 percent capacity when compared to high-capacity disks?…

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How fast can real data access be?

December 1, 2016 Data access

When you use the cloud for heavy duty engineering computations, you quickly find out that although storage is inexpensive, you…

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Stats Talk: An OCR Experiment and Preserving Validity in Adaptive Data Analysis

November 15, 2016 OCR, Data Validity, Analytics

One of the fundamental principles in statistics is that you must design the experiment in full detail before you start…

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Two Lessons: Minimize Data Movement, Store Only What You Need

November 1, 2016 Big Data, Data Access Platform

These days storage is cheap. You can buy a 2.5-inch 16 TB SSD (actual capacity 15.36 TB) based on third-generation…

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Finding Critical Documents from an Old Project

October 15, 2016 Peaxy Find, Peaxy Aureum, Big Data

Here is a common scenario — a huge, multi-year project is finally completed, the product is shipped, and the team…

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Executive Series: Hadoop Technical Overview

October 1, 2016 Hadoop, Peaxy Aureum, Executive Series

What is Hadoop? Hadoop is a distributed architecture and infrastructure for storing and processing Big Data. See the previous post, What…

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The Evolving Need for Data Access

September 15, 2016 Data Access

America is a nation of pioneers: if you own a house, you do not hire a network of handymen… you…

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Executive Series: What is Hadoop and Why Should I Care?

September 1, 2016 Hadoop, Peaxy Aureum, Executive Series

What is Hadoop? Why do I need to know about it? Suppose your company collects a lot of data—not just…

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Aureum 4.0 Under the Hood

August 15, 2016 Peaxy Aureum

The latest Aureum release (4.0) builds on the 3.1 features of Peaxy Find (threaded search capability) and security data services. It…

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How Aureum Keeps Your Data Safe

August 1, 2016 Aureum, Security, Authentication

Data security is an old cat-and-mouse problem. Security is getting a lot more public attention since widely publicized breaches that affected…

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Better Storage for Hadoop

July 15, 2016 Hadoop

Hadoop is able to make solving many real-world problems much easier, but sometimes the system design can mean unnecessary duplication…

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Multi-tiering is Occam’s razor for storage systems

June 28, 2016 SDS, Multi-tiering

In the past couple of years, we have seen the legacy data access and delivery system industry falter while a…

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Executive Series:
Unstructured Data Opportunities

June 15, 2016 Unstructured Data

Free-form unstructured data, which represents over 80 percent of all new data created today, is the new frontier for business…

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Executive Series:
What Is Unstructured Data?

June 1, 2016 Unstructured Data, Big Data

What is unstructured data? Unstructured data is a catch-all term used to describe free-form information—text, images, audio, videos—that is not…

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It’s All About Access —
Aureum’s Users and Roles

May 15, 2016 Aureum, Security

Access control in information systems regulates what a user can do directly, and what that user’s programs are allowed to…

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Peaxy Recognized as Gartner Group 2016 Cool Vendor

April 22, 2016 Peaxy, Gartner Group, Cool Vendor, Storage Technologies

Peaxy was named by Gartner Group as one of only five “Cool Vendors” in the Storage Technologies category. This recognition…

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Different Strokes for Different Analytics Folks

May 1, 2016 Analytics, Data Munging

When people talk about analytics jobs, they usually have a mental picture of a single job and skill-set. They talk…

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Security in Data Access Systems

April 15, 2016 Security, Authentication, Aureum, Big Data

One of the key selling points for data access systems with a huge single namespace is their superior suitability for…

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Data Scientists – Bringing Order to Big Data Chaos

April 1, 2016 Data Scientist, Aureum

Data scientist is a hot job in Silicon Valley. Since they work among systems capable of storing and providing access…

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Hadoop and Paper-Based Digitization

March 15, 2016 Hadoop, Digitization, Aureum

Hadoop is able to make solving many real-world problems much easier, but sometimes the system design can mean unnecessary duplication…

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Executive Series: Opportunities in the IoT World

March 1, 2016 IoT, Internet of Things, Aureum, Advanced Analytics

The Internet of Things (IoT)—the network of physical objects that sense, interact, or communicate with the external environment—is growing exponentially….

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BIG DATA ANALYSIS NEEDS SCIENCE, NOT OPINION

FEBRUARY 17, 2016 Big Data, Opinions

The other night I was sitting in a cafe on University Avenue in Palo Alto, sipping a hot tea. I…

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Peaxy Wins ESG Delta-V Award

January 20, 2016 ESG Delta-V, Awards

Peaxy had some good news to finish off 2015. We were selected as an honorable mention in the ESG Delta-V…

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Commuting to Peaxy – An Opportunity for Big Data

January 5, 2016. Big Data, Technology, Automotive, Driverless Car

Can something as common as a drive to work be improved by the power of Peaxy technology? Let’s dream together……

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EXECUTIVE SERIES: BIG DATA OPPORTUNITIES

DECEMBER 9, 2015 Executive Series, Big Data

The Peaxy Executive Summary Series is designed to explain quickly and simply what business leaders need to know about big data…

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EXECUTIVE SERIES: BIG DATA EXAMPLES

DECEMBER 2, 2015 Executive Series, Big Data

The Peaxy Executive Summary Series is designed to explain quickly and simply what business leaders need to know about big data…

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EXECUTIVE SERIES: BIG DATA CHALLENGES

NOVEMBER 23, 2015 Executive Series, Big Data

The Peaxy Executive Summary Series is designed to explain quickly and simply what business leaders need to know about big data…

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EXECUTIVE SERIES: WHAT IS BIG DATA?

NOVEMBER 18, 2015 Executive Series, Big Data

I’M CONSTANTLY HEARING ABOUT “BIG DATA,” BUT THE TERM SEEMS VAGUE. WHAT IS IT? It is vague, but it’s real….

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THE LIMITS OF TRIBAL KNOWLEDGE FOR COMPLEX SYSTEMS

NOVEMBER 16, 2015 Big Data, Complex Systems

Managing the data around complex machines such as airplanes, groundbreaking equipment or wellheads is challenging. The formal data (most commonly…

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EXPOSING HIDDEN DATA

NOVEMBER 11, 2015 Hidden Data

One of the recurring themes in big data is that we are confronted with a tsunami of unstructured data. We…

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SEARCH ENABLING SERENDIPITY

OCTOBER 30, 2015 Big Data

Our working memory can hold only 7 ± 2 chunks of information. When the number of chunks increases, we recode…

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PEAXY AUREUM 3.0 – DATA ACCESS EVOLVED

OCTOBER 28, 2015 Aureum

Our third major product release marks another important step in our evolution as a data access company. We are focused…

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PEAXY ANNOUNCES DIRECTED AVAILABILITY OF AUREUM 2.1

APRIL 28, 2015 Aureum

Peaxy, Inc. announced today the directed availability of the Peaxy Aureum v2.1. The new release features enhanced authentication, security, improved…

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AN ENGAGING DAY FOR FUTURE ENGINEERS – HILLER AVIATION’S AERO DESIGN CHALLENGE FOR CHILDREN

SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 Opinions, Engineering

Exposing children to engineering skills and concepts helps them better understand our interconnected world and encourages their capacity for invention….

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PEAXY AUREUM REDEFINES DATA MANAGEMENT TO DELIVER ON THE PROMISE OF ADVANCED ANALYTICS

SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 Data Management, Unstructured Data, Analytics

Gives Teams Clear, Controlled Access to Massive, Disparate, Unstructured Data Peaxy, Inc. today announced general availability of the Peaxy® Aureum™,…

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PEAXY SUCCESSFULLY DEPLOYS AUREUM IN THE AWS CLOUD FOR FORTUNE 25 LEADER

JULY 28, 2014 AWS, Aureum

Peaxy, Inc. has taken a major step forward by successfully deploying and testing the Peaxy® Aureum™ in the Amazon Web…

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PEAXY RECEIVES PATENT FOR AUREUM ARCHITECTURE

JULY 1, 2014 Patent, Aureum

A U.S. patent of wide-ranging applicability has been issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Peaxy, Inc., and…

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