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Strata describes the process Facebook recently went through to move 30 petabytes of Hadoop data from one data center to another.
Check out what LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffman, has to say to say to Venture Beat about the new world of data. He lists off a few companies that he thinks are making good use of data.
Scientists have estimated that to store the sum of all the world’s knowledge would take up 295 exabytes. Check out the BBC article.
Another reason to check in on your Facebook profile security settings… A security specialist at SkullSecurity.com has created a torrent containing the public data for 100+ million Facebook users and is widely distributing it. While there’s nothing wrong with this since all the info is public, it does cause one to thing about what can be done with all the information that many users are exposing. Check out the Techcrunch article.
Boing Boing explains how Google is making it easier to get your data off the Google system an on to your own or to a competitor.
Socrata.com is a new site that allows users to share public data sets and build a community around them.