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IBM unveils stream computer system
System S faster than data mining
IBM is releasing a a high performance computer system that is intended to rapidly analyse data streams.
System S, is being designed for companies who want to analysis hundreds of different streams of information.
According to an IBM press release, it will be demonstrated at a conference of Wall Street technology managers today.
Stream computing is a buzzword and has been previously been difficult to actually archive. This is because it required fast data handling and
There is also a requirement for quick acquisition of the data from a huge number of Web sites, e-mails, multi-media and blogs.
Stream computing is considered more advanced than data mining. It uses software algorithms to look at the data as it streams in.
System S runs on about 800 microprocessors which can be scaled up.