Tag: geospatial

MapD Rolls GPU Cloud

Apr 3, 2018 |

MapD Technologies released a new version of its mainstay database and visualization platform about a year ago with a heavy emphasis on GPU acceleration. It is now migrating its analytics platform to the cloud with what it bills as a software service offering souped-up analytics. Read more…

Bringing Analytics to Time, Space Data

Mar 8, 2018 |

An experimental service unveiled by IBM Research looks to plumb the depths of mounting geospatial and temporal data generated by satellites, drones and sensor networks.

The cloud-based service called Physical Analytics Integrated Data Repository and Services, or PAIRS, Geoscope, seeks to glean insights from a growing roster of geospatial data sources. Read more…

Geospatial Data Moves to SAP HANA

Jan 24, 2018 |

SAP is adding geospatial data to its growing list of database offerings as it launches a partnership with spatial analytics specialist Esri to adopt SAP’s in-memory data and application development platform. Read more…

Shortest Distance Calculation No Sweat for this Road ‘Oracle’

May 1, 2017 |

As big data analytics takes to the roads, the need for accurate distance calculations has blossomed too. However, traditional approaches to this problem face considerable challenges with accuracy and scalability. Read more…

How GPU-Powered Analytics Improves Mail Delivery for USPS

Jul 25, 2016 |

When the United States Postal Service (USPS) set out to buy a system that would allow it to track the location of employees, vehicles, and individual pieces of mail in real time, an in-memory relational database was its first choice. Read more…

A Big Data App to Help You Travel Safer

Apr 28, 2016 |

Let’s face it: the world is a dangerous place. From terrorist attacks and earthquakes to outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever and pickpockets, there are a thousand ways for an American to stumble into trouble when travelling abroad. Read more…

Aerospike Adds GeoSpatial Data to Speedy NoSQL

Jan 28, 2016 |

Organizations that are looking to leverage location data in their operational apps have another option in Aerospike, which today announced support for geospatial data in its NoSQL database.

Aerospike is a key-value data store designed to run within a combination of RAM and Flash storage. Read more…

Multi-Dimensional Graph Data Opens the Door to New Applications

Jun 2, 2015 |

As the use of graph databases has grown in recent years, ever more applications of this technology involve storing, searching, and reasoning about events. In fact, many companies use this technology for this purpose, and the size of these databases is rising in many cases to billions of events. Read more…