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Big Data Weather Insurance for Farmers

Big Data Weather Insurance for Farmers

| December 10, 2011

The Climate Corporation uses 50 terabytes of live data — including weather measurements from 2.5 million locations and 150 billion soil observations — to create weather insurance for farmers. Its founders learned big data principles from their time at Google and now predict risk for weather events like droughts or flooding. This graphic is the […]

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Big Data: Where is it?

Big Data: Where is it?

| December 6, 2011

As we create more data, whether it is structured or unstructured, the questions are “How do we control data” and “Where is my data” becomes the next challenge. “I need a single pane of glass to see where my data is; anytime, anyplace and anywhere.” says Michael Wall, president and CEO of Atempo. Also, excellent […]

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Gordon Ready to Shatter 35M IOPS

Gordon Ready to Shatter 35M IOPS

| November 13, 2011

Gordon Ready to Shatter  35M IOPS, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum Research is being done at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego investigating solutions in the Big Data explosion. Gordon will be integrated with the new Intel® Xeon® processor E5 Familyand  the new Intel® Solid-State Drive 710 Series […]

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TCI launches Datanami

TCI launches Datanami

| November 13, 2011

Tom Tabor, CEO  of Tabor Communications and Nicole Hemsoth launch Datanami.  “Working closely with Tom and Nicole, the Big Data I/O Forum was inspirational in helping TCI recognize the Big Data explosion and impact on applications” said Dan Gatti, Executive Director of the Big Data I/O Forum. As processor companies increase cores and threads, the […]

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$100M Big Data Fund for “Cool Stuff”

$100M Big Data Fund for “Cool Stuff”

| November 8, 2011

Ping Li, partner at Accel (pictured right) Venture firm Accel Partners has carved out a $100 million “big data” fund to invest in companies focused on building new IT infrastructure or on applications than run on that new infrastructure. Accel, based in Palo Alto, Calif., at the heart of Silicon Valley’s venture capital community, has invested […]

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Digital Entertainment >$52B in 2014

Digital Entertainment >$52B in 2014

| November 8, 2011

Futuresource: digital entertainment spend to reach nearly $52bn by 2014 by Mai Hoang Outlay on digital content will account for 46% of total global spend across packaged and digital media by 2014, compared with 24% in 2010, according to new data issued by Futuresource Consulting. In total, digital and packaged media are expected to achieve […]

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Total Investments Hadooooping >$157M

Total Investments Hadooooping >$157M

| November 8, 2011

 Ignition Partners lighting up the market with by leading  $40 Million investment into  Cloudera The total investment into Hadoop start-ups exceeds $157 million Hadoop Company Recent Investment Total Investment Cloudera $40M $76M MapR $20M $29M DataStax $11M $14M Datameer $9M $12M Karmasphere $6M $11M Hadapt   $10M Platfora   $6M Zettaset $3M $3M Total […]

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Wells Fargo Archives Big Data

Wells Fargo Archives Big Data

| October 19, 2011

 Wells Fargo Archives Big Data, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum   At Wells Fargo, creating and managing rich media content used for internal communications—training, meeting and conference support, human resources and corporate communications—had become increasingly painful.    Their existing partially file-based workflow was costly to operate and labor-intensive. Completed projects had to be […]

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Forrester: Big Data on Cutting Edge

Forrester: Big Data on Cutting Edge

| October 2, 2011

Big Data is not the typical data mining and business intelligience applications. There are new examples of more applications on the cutting edge. NY Times article by Steve Lohr :Sorting Reality fro Hype” A Forrester Research report, published Friday, provides some leavening perspective on the big data phenomenon. The report is based on a survey […]

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Transformative Analytics Clouds

Transformative Analytics Clouds

| September 21, 2011

Transformative Analytics Clouds, Ed Lucente, Big Data I/O Forum There’s plenty of talk about benefits of business analytics — the analysis of “big data” to spot insightful trends, patterns, or correlations — but far less discussion around business analytics applications delivered using analytics cloud appliances. This should change soon as more and more businesses deploy […]

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