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Hortonworks Unveils New Offerings for AWS Marketplace

Hortonworks today took the wraps off new big data services that run on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The Hadoop, Spark, and Hive services are pre-configured, and are designed to get users up and running quic Read more…

Big Data in Space: Martian Computational Archeology

Dr. Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti, Computer Architecture scholar, describes the challenges presented by massive amounts of data for space missions, with emphasis on recent efforts to explore the Red Planet. From questions about software, to storage to processing paradigms, there are a wealth of opportunities for handling big data--but even with such possibilities at hand, there are no simple solutions. Read more…