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InformationWeek: Database Lessons, Petabyte Style

Jan 11, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Babcock)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

Many of the largest databases lurk in the back hallways of science and government research--all that data from particle physics experiments, astronomical observations, and weather simulations...

"The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg, Germany, operates a 250-terabyte Oracle database on Linux servers, filled with data from meteorological simulations from researchers worldwide..."

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