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Big Data is a Big Deal

Big Data is a Big Deal

| March 30, 2012

Big Data is a Big Deal by Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum The White House Office of Science and Technology announced the “Big Data Research and Development Initiative.”   To launch the initiative, six Federal departments and agencies will announce more than $200 million in new commitments that, together, promise to greatly improve the tools […]

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Enterprise Data Mining

Enterprise Data Mining

| March 26, 2012

Enterprise Data Mining: A far easier, lower cost approach. Unlike other data mining approaches, ai-browser learns the meaning of documents by generating a lightweight ontology – a dynamic file that describes every relationship between every data element. It detects keywords and their association words which provide context. The combination of a keyword and all the […]

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Marketers Buzzing over Big Data

Marketers Buzzing over Big Data

| March 22, 2012

Lack of digital insight and internal data-sharing challenge companies March 20, 2012 Marketers are abuzz over “Big Data” for its promise to deliver a more complete understanding of each customer, who can then be targeted with advertising tailored exactly to the individual. But according to February 2012 research from Columbia Business School’s Center on Global […]

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NIG Japan Big Data Genomics

NIG Japan Big Data Genomics

| March 7, 2012

NIG Japan Big Data Genomics by Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum  As a leading international genetics research laboratory and inter-university research institution in Japan, the National Institute of Genetics builds an international DNA database, develops and provides various search and analysis services, and provides supercomputing resources to researchers throughout Japan and the world. The […]

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P&G Investing in Big Data Analytics

P&G Investing in Big Data Analytics

| March 6, 2012

P&G Investing in Big Data Analytics, Dan Gatti Big Data I/O Forum Procter & Gamble CIO Filippo Passerini says he plans to increase fourfold the number of company staff with expertise in business analytics. Passerini is building that expertise at a time when P&G is cutting costs in other areas, including eliminating 1,600 nonmanufacturing jobs. […]

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NoSQL Data Modeling Techniques

NoSQL Data Modeling Techniques

| March 2, 2012

NoSQL databases are often compared by various non-functional criteria, such as scalability, performance, and consistency. This aspect of NoSQL is well-studied both in practice and theory because specific non-functional properties are often the main justification for NoSQL usage and fundamental results on distributed systems like CAP theorem are well applicable to the NoSQL systems.  At the same […]

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Addressing the Challenges of Big Applications

Addressing the Challenges of Big Applications

| March 2, 2012

  By Alex Heneveld The challenge of handling big data has spawned a wealth of new data stores and file systems, addressing the challenges of scale and distribution, wide-area and availability, consistency and latency trade-offs. If the data isn’t accessed too frequently, and if the infrastructure doesn’t have to grow, these technologies can mean “job done”.  […]

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Flash Gordon Alive and Well in San Diego

Flash Gordon Alive and Well in San Diego

| January 31, 2012

Flash Gordon Alive and Well in San Diego, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum The San Diego Supercomputer Center’s Gordon cluster is a BIG DATA  I/O project that will challenge Dr Ming’s ability to enter the atmosphere at warp speed. Composed of over 1,000 compute nodes based on the Intel Xeon processor E5 family.   The […]

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Solid State Storage up 105%

Solid State Storage up 105%

| January 30, 2012

According to new data from research firm IDC, worldwide solid-state storage industry revenue hit $5 billion in 2011, up 105% from the $2.4 billion mark in 2010. IDC expects the market will expand further in 2012 and beyond. “2011 was a record year for the worldwide SSD market, with revenue more than doubling year over […]

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NYSE Processing Petabyte Databases

NYSE Processing Petabyte Databases

| January 24, 2012

 NYSE Processing Petabyte Databases, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum Daily data volumes for NYSE Euronext are increasing up to 200 percent yearly, a level of growth that requires a fine-grained analytics system to measure and reduce latency across all transactions. Operating the New York Stock Exchange, Euronext and NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext is the […]

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