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Providing Hidden Benefits With Predictive Analytics

Aug 20, 2013 |

While analytics have been making impacts in the online world, such technology is starting to filter its way into the physical world promising to optimize the world around us. Technologies such as graph and predictive analytics are gaining more attention, with the promise to provide hidden benefits to make people happier as they move about, and maybe spend an extra dollar or two along the way.

Big Data Backs World’s Largest Lie Detector

Feb 16, 2013 |

While the ability to accurately predict future crime is still reserved for science fiction, the big data analytics approaches required for such predictions are steadily being shaped and refined. This week we spoke with Lexis Nexis data scientist, Jo Pritchard about constructing the graph analytics to back the world’s most…

This Week’s Big Data Big Ten

May 11, 2012 |

On tap this week are announcements from the high performance computing camp wherein four companies, including AMAX and Mellanox developed a big data appliance. Also, short details on the new analyst view of the booming Hadoop ecosystem, SAS and their text mining push and much more…

This Week’s Big Data Big Ten

May 4, 2012 |

This week’s big data big ten for week ending May 4 includes data-intensive system news out of Australia, big genomics investments at key U.S. research centers, some multi-million sum investments in analytics platforms, and a few other items of interest, including HPCC Systems’ move into Asia.

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LexisNexis Touts HPCC’s Benefits Over Hadoop

Jun 18, 2013 |

Apache’s Hadoop framework stormed onto the scene several years ago, and quickly gained a large chunk of the market for big data processing. But if the data and services firm LexisNexis has its say with its open source HPCC offering, Hadoop won’t be the only big data platform in town.

HPCC Systems Intros Machine Learning Beta

Jan 31, 2012 |

This week HPCC Systems announced the beta version of a new set of machine learning and matrix processing algorithms directed at enterprise and research data scientists that takes advantage of the distributed nature of its parallel….

Hadoop Alternative Lands on Amazon’s Cloud

Dec 2, 2011 |

The processing and data handling engine behind HPCC Systems, the alternative to Hadoop offered by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, is being made available to users of Amazon Web Services, heating up the Hadoop battles in the cloud and on the ground.

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