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When CPL Training Group started providing Web-based training several years ago, the UK company expected strong but steady growth. But when unexpected demand threatened to freeze the relational database serving the application, the company turned to big data tech for solutions. If you work in certain fields in the UK, you’re required by law to receive a certification, or a “personal license,” that shows you have received a minimum level of training. So bartenders, for instance, must possess personal licenses Read more…
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.
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…
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 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.
News In Brief
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.
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….
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.