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Big Data and Open Science Data

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This article is the fourth in an editorial series with a goal to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

Big Data Technology for Scientific Research

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This article is the third in an editorial series with a goal to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

At TrueCar It’s Time to Invest and Be Innovative with Big Data

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At the recent Hadoop Summit 2015 in San Jose, I had the opportunity to sit down with Russell Foltz-Smith, VP of Data Platform with TrueCar, Inc. to discuss his company’s use of data in general and Hadoop specifically.

Primary Motivators of Big Data vis-à-vis Scientific Research

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This article is the second in an editorial series with a goal to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research

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In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research, the goal is to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

Under Cloud Cover – How Leaders Are Accelerating Competitive Differentiation

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A new white paper is now available from IBM that highlights a global study of more than 800 cloud decision makers and users, business leaders of all stripes – Finance, Sales & Marketing, Product Development and more – are becoming increasingly focused on the business value cloud provides.

IBM Announces Major Commitment to Advance Spark

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IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced a major commitment to Apache Spark, the most important new open source project in a decade that is being defined by data. At the core of this commitment, IBM plans to embed Spark into its industry-leading Analytics and Commerce platforms, and to offer Spark as a service on Bluemix.

Databricks Announces General Availability of Its Cloud Platform

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Databricks, the company behind Apache Spark, today announced the general availability of its cloud-hosted data platform (formerly known as Databricks Cloud).

The Lambda Dilemma: Uncovering the Layers of Complexity to Achieve your Fast Data Goals

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This Hadoop 101 article on the Lambda Architecture was contributed by John Hugg. John is the Founding Software Engineer for VoltDB.

IBM: The Optimal Storage Platform for Big Data

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A central theme of new technology requirements surrounding big data is the ability to host data effectively. The foundation of a big data technology stack is the storage layer. A new white paper is now available that details these issues surrounding big data storage – specifically through the deployment of IBM Spectrum Scale.