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How Geospatial Data Drives Insight for Bloomberg Users

Stockbrokers and other Wall Street professionals who use Bloomberg terminals are always on the lookout for an edge. Increasingly, that edge is coming in the form of geospatial data that describes the movement of people a Read more…

Platform Combines Visual Analytics, Vector Mapping

Geospatial analytics is scaling up for applications like the Internet of Things and climate analysis with the integration of the vector mapping technology and a visual analytics platform. Arcadia Data said this week i Read more…

MapD Rolls GPU Cloud

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 i Read more…

Bringing Analytics to Time, Space Data

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 Analytic Read more…

Geospatial Data Moves to SAP HANA

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. The partn Read more…

Shortest Distance Calculation No Sweat for this Road ‘Oracle’

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. Now a g Read more…

How GPU-Powered Analytics Improves Mail Delivery for USPS

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 Read more…

A Big Data App to Help You Travel Safer

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 a Read more…

Aerospike Adds GeoSpatial Data to Speedy NoSQL

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 d Read more…

Multi-Dimensional Graph Data Opens the Door to New Applications

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 Read more…

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