YarcData Rolls Out $100K Big Data Graph Analytics Challenge

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Today Cray’s YarcData subsidiary announced the YarcData Graph Analytics Challenge. With $100,000 in prizes, the contest will recognize the best submissions for solutions of un-partitionable, Big Data graph problems.

Graph databases have a significant role to play in analytic environments, and they can solve problems like relationship discovery that other traditional technologies do not handle easily,” said Philip Howard, Research Director, Bloor Research. “YarcData driving thought leadership in this area will be positive for the overall graph database market, and this contest could help expand the use of RDF and SPARQL as valuable tools for solving Big Data problems.”

The YarcData Graph Analytics Challenge will officially begin on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 and winners will be announced during a live web event on Dec. 4, 2012. Read the Full Story.

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