"This Week in Data" is a weekly infographic that aims to serve as a quick and easy way for our readers to catch up on the latest news about the people and organizations that are shaking up the world of big data, cloud computing, and all things data storage.
This week yet another European data retention law was shut down by a district court, Google is doing everything from finding hardware vulnerabilities to providing 4G connection via balloon, and Microsoft is sharing its new server designs with the world.
Want to get the full scoop? Check out the infographic below then click on the links near the bottom of the page to read more about each story.
Dutch Court Ruling
- Dutch Court Scraps telecommunications Data Retention Law
- Dutch Court Throws Out Data Retention Law after Pressure from ISPs, Privacy Rights Groups
- Cutting-edge hack gives super user status by exploiting DRAM weakness
- Exploiting the DRAM rowhammer bug to gain kernel privileges
- Google balloons, "cell towers in the sky," can Serve 4G to a whole state
- Google's Project Loon balloons can bring 4G to a small state
Microsoft Server Updates
- Microsoft Reinvesnts Datacenter Power Backup with New Open Compute Project Specifications
- Microsoft updates its Open Server Design with a Battery in Every Box
- Cisco Maintains Lead in Public Cloud Infrastrcture while HP Leads in Private
- Cisco, HP Represent 27 Percent of Global Cloud Infrastructure Market