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Interview: Datameer Brings End-to-End Data Analytic Solutions Built on Hadoop

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“Datameer is all about providing a self-service, end-to-end experience for big data analytics on Hadoop. From data integration to analytics to visualization, we are wizard-led, point-and-click. Most recently we announced our Smart Analytics module, which allows business users to use data mining algorithms through a drag and drop UI. These new capabilities complement what data scientists are doing and enable business analysts to take advantage of advanced algorithms without involving IT.”

Interview: Carpathia Leverages Hadoop and the Cloud to Host Big Data Solutions

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“As a cloud operator and managed hosting provider, we’re seeing demand from a wide range of companies that are interested in leveraging the scalability and efficiency benefits of the cloud to better manage, analyze, and extract value from Big Data.”

Machine Learning Algorithms Used to Predict Atrocities

Statistical models that use socio-political data to predict mass atrocities could soon inform governments and NGOs on how and where to take preventative action. The models emerged from one segment of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, a competition run by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and NGO Humanity International.

Panel: How Big Data is Changing our Lives

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In this video, the Bipartisan Policy Center, in partnership with Intel, hosts a conversation on the far-reaching implications of the big data “information revolution” for innovation, economic growth, privacy and security in our increasingly connected world.

Big Data and Climate Change

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Big Data continues to touch an increasing number of segments of business and science so it should be no surprise that climate science researchers are now using these technologies to gain insight into anthropogenic sources of climate change.

NASA Brings Earth Science Big Data to the Cloud with AWS

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In a significant coupling of scientific research and big data, NASA and Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) are making a large collection of NASA climate and Earth science satellite data available to research and educational users through the AWS cloud.

Big Data Visualization of the Week: BKLYNR All the Stops

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The controversial “stop, question and frisk” practices used by the New York City Police Department have been the subject of numerous statistics. A new interactive visualization of all the data related to stop-and-frisk policing in 2012 does a great job of providing additional understanding.

Pivotal Opens Big Data Innovation Centre in Singapore

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Pivotal has opened its first big data innovation centre in Singapore with a goal is to help customers execute advanced analytics projects.

Managing Big Data From Space

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NASA and its dozens of missions gather hundreds of terabytes of data every hour. Data pour in every day like rushing rivers. Spacecraft monitor everything from our home planet to faraway galaxies, beaming back images and information to Earth. All those digital records need to be stored, indexed and processed so that spacecraft engineers, scientists and […]

Big, Big, Big Data and the Rise of HD Video Surveillance

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The extraordinary deluge of data in the surveillance business is being triggered by a flood of new high-definition (HD) video cameras entering the market.