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Video: Challenging Analytics Architectures from HP

Joseph George from HP presented this talk at the recent HPC User Forum. “This paper describes the HP Big Data Reference Architecture (BDRA) solution and outlines how a modern architectural approach to Hadoop provides the basis for consolidating multiple big data projects while, at the same time, enhancing price/performance, density, and agility. HP BDRA is a modern, flexible architecture for the deployment of big data solutions; it is designed to improve access to big data, rapidly deploy big data solutions, and provide the flexibility needed to optimize the infrastructure in response to the ever-changing requirements in a Hadoop ecosystem.”

Video: Barry Bolding from Cray Presents: HPC + D + A = HPDA?


“Pre-integrated with the Hadoop and Spark frameworks, the Urika-XA system combines the benefits of a turnkey analytics appliance with a flexible, open platform that you can modify for future analytics workloads. This single-platform consolidation of workloads reduces your analytics footprint and total cost of ownership.”

Video: Fast, Beautiful and Easy Bayesian Modeling


“There are a number of Bayesian modelling packages available, but how do you know which one to use? This talk will take you through the positives and negatives of the major packages, focusing on the specifics of my work in health statistics, as well as providing a general overview of what these packages can do.”

Leading Computational Scientist Peter Coveney Keynotes at ISC Cloud & Big Data


ISC Events, the organizer of the inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference is pleased to announce Professor Peter V. Coveney of University College London (UCL) as the conference keynoter. Prof Coveney will be talking about the current state-of-the-art in the development of personalized medicine.

Countdown to Inaugural In-Memory Computing Summit 2015


GridGain Systems, a leading innovator behind open source and commercial in-memory data fabric solutions and producer of the first-ever, industry-wide In-Memory Computing Summit (IMC Summit), announced the agenda for the inaugural IMC Summit 2015 being held June 29-30 at the W Hotel in San Francisco.

Hadoop Summit 2015 – San Jose


Hortonworks and Yahoo! are playing host to the 8th Annual Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community – June 9-11, 2015 in San Jose.

Register Now for ISC Cloud & Big Data Conference

Registration is now open for the inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference. The event will take place Sept. 28-30 in Frankfurt, Germany. Attended by CIOs, CTOs, enterprise architects, directors of IT, and data scientists, the ISC Cloud & Big Data conference will give attendees a chance to discuss key challenges and opportunities with leading experts […]

Interview: Subash D’Souza – Big Data Day LA


The upcoming event in Los Angeles, Big Data Day LA on June 27, serves as a model for the industry where bringing a quality no-cost conference to the tech community is top priority. I caught up with one of the organizers, Big Data guru Subash D’Souza, to get his thoughts on this conference and what makes it a success.

DataFest Competition Brings Big Data to College Students

Data Science

Students from more than 20 prestigious colleges and universities recently tried their hand at “Big Data” analysis at seven different campuses around the country during DataFest, an annual month-long data-analytics competitive event sponsored by the American Statistics Association.

ApacheCon North America


ApacheCon North America 2015 brings together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, big data and cloud computing.