04 Oct '11, 4pm

Will the Elastic Cloud Conquer the Smart Grid Data Tsunami?: In recent weeks, IBM and Oracle have touted the r...

Will the Elastic Cloud Conquer the Smart Grid Data Tsunami?: In recent weeks, IBM and Oracle have touted the r...

In recent weeks, IBM and Oracle have touted the results of their meter data management scalability tests. At stake are bragging rights for processing billions of meter readings per hour. But these same IT vendors have the benefit of dedicated experts working with state-of-the-art computing equipment in lab environments that would make the average card-carrying utility system administrator salivate -- and that’s probably an understatement. What does a high-end benchmark test environment look like? Multi-core servers with large storage arrays, highly tuned cache management, scads of I/O ports, carefully tuned databases and such. Scalability is definitely within reach, but at what price? Let’s face it -- a lot of money and expertise is needed to build a truly scalable high-end enterprise data management system. While it’s fun to talk about Ferraris, not everyone can afford on...

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