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Superbowl of Data Mining

Superbowl of Data Mining

| January 7, 2012

Big Data has been challenging researchers around the world to find computationally-based research methods to search, analyze and mine structured and unstructured. January 3, 2012. Today, fourteen teams representing Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States were named the winners of the second Digging Into Data Challenge, a competition to promote innovative […]

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Five Big Data Predictions for 2012

Five Big Data Predictions for 2012

| December 20, 2011

 Edd Dumbill looks at the hot topics in data for the coming year. by Edd Dumbill | @edd  | +Edd Dumbill  | Comments: 7 | 14 December 2011 More powerful and expressive tools for analysis This year has seen consolidation and engineering around improving the basic storage and data processing engines of NoSQL and Hadoop. That will doubtless continue, […]

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Dallas Cowboys Running with Data Scientists

Dallas Cowboys Running with Data Scientists

| December 17, 2011

Dallas Cowboys Running with Data Scientists, Dan Gatti, Big Data I/O Forum Americas team the Dallas Cowboys may have lost last week in the last 12 minutes to the New York Giants, but their Data Scientists were running for touchdowns all across the U.S. According to Bill Priakos, COO of the Dallas Cowboys Merchandising Division, […]

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Watch Elephants Dance: 202PB Managed by Hadoop

Watch Elephants Dance: 202PB Managed by Hadoop

| December 11, 2011

Almost 600 companies using Hadoop clusters with 50% using between 100 and 1000 nodes. Watch out for when you introduce higher speeds like 40GE Networks and Elephants chase their tails. See article by Timothy Prickett Morgan   Growing penguins need petabytes to feast on By Timothy Prickett Morgan • Get more from this author Posted […]

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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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