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information overload

An excess of information provided to a person in certain situations, resulting in either a wrong decision or the passing of misinformation 1. Patients must have sufficient information at their disposal to give an informed consent for–eg, an elective surgical procedure; this is problematic when a Pt is informed of very rare complications or side effects of a procedure or the anesthesiology. See Uninformed consent. Cf Informed consent.
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MTI gave the shop the ability to input any size program it needed and not worry about taxing the machine or not feeding it data fast enough.
We tried to back up to the cloud, but once we hit the 30TB mark, we couldn't back up the data fast enough, even though we were using a 200MB connection.
In contrast to traditional tape-based archiving, TCS Active Archive(TM) on EMC makes accessing historical data fast and simple, avoiding unwieldy costs of modern data warehouse appliances that can be prohibitively expensive.
This enables them to handle chargebacks and other channel specific data fast and accurately.
Supporting both structured and unstructured data, FAST InStream provides unique value across all types of software applications, and will be an asset for Sisis customers seeking highly-relevant data fast.
The challenge of implementing a SAN for disk storage vendors is twofold-creating a connection between the server and the SAN to tap into the bandwidth potential of the Fibre Channel technology, and then providing a method to pump data fast across that connection.
Brian Feller, VP and GM at WHIPTAIL EMEA, commented: "Organizations of all shapes and sizes are dealing with the on-going struggle of moving their data fast enough to support the business.
Organizations in markets such as mobile, financial services, energy, advertising, security and gaming are relying on VoltDB to process smart data fast to capture new revenue opportunities, drive competitive advantage and create highly specialized interactions.
0 makes transfer of data fast and secure while the 2100 mAh strong battery supports up to 4 hours talk-time and a stand-by of 200 hours.
Brian Feller, VP and GM at WHIPTAIL EMEA, commented: Organizations of all shapes and sizes are dealing with the on-going struggle of moving their data fast enough to support the business.
Data virtualization represents an important advance as we step up to the issues of dealing with intelligently moving lots of disparate data fast in today's complex data integration environments," said John Myers, Enterprise Management Associates senior analyst for business intelligence, who provided peer review and is certified to teach the new course.
This bottleneck prevents enterprises from moving large quantities of data fast enough to meet the needs of their business and capitalizing on the business value of cloud computing.