Stephen O’Grady, a founder at the technology analyst company RedMonk, said the technology industry often has swung back and forth between more standard computing systems and specialized gear.
via Big Web Operations Turn to Tiny Chips – NYTimes.com.
A little tip of the hat to Andrew Feldman, CEO of SeaMicro the startup company that announced it’s first product last week. The giant 512 cpu computer is being covered in this NYTimes article to spotlight the ‘exotic’ technologies both hardware and software some companies use to deploy huge web apps. It’s part NoSQL part low power massive parallelism.