Tag: geospatial

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…