Archive for October, 2012
I just received this IEEE Spectrum alert on twisted light. As the alert notes, a group of British and Chinese researchers have developed a microchip that is capable of emitting photons with a property known as orbital or angular momentum. Each wavelength can carry an infinite number of values of orbital angular momentum, so this [...]
Twelve years ago when we introduced Hitachi Lightning™ 9900 V Series enterprise storage systems, the control unit was in a separate frame from our disk frames. The specifications for 9900 V were state of the art for storage systems in the year 2000. That was the last enterprise storage system from Hitachi Data Systems that required [...]
Big Data analytics today has mainly to do with data warehouses, data marts, Hadoop or SAP HANA to support business decisions. Big Data of tomorrow will require expertise in many new areas and handle many different types of data that are driven by the machine generation.
Back in the 1960s, before most of you were born, stereo components were new and most of us took a DIY (Do It Yourself) approach and built our own stereo sets. We immediately became experts on the best of breed components and lovingly assembled them ourselves. No one would consider buying all the components from [...]
Hitachi was founded more than 100 years ago in a small electrical repair shop by Mr. Namihei Odaira. After constantly repairing imported, electrical motors for a mining company in Hitachi city, Mr. Odaira decided to build a more reliable electrical motor with original technology for the rigorous requirements of the mining company. He established a [...]