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Graph Analytics Startup Has Roots in IBM Watson

IBM Watson's 2011 victory on Jeopardy! was a watershed moment for artificial intelligence and ushered in a new age of cognitive computing for big data. But as powerful as Watson is with natural language processing, it's Read more…

How a Facebook-Like Graph Powers Drug Discovery

Researchers have long sought to identify the key proteins involved in the development of diseases like cancer. However, the time and effort required to check each combination of proteins can be daunting. But thanks to th Read more…

Providing Hidden Benefits With Predictive Analytics

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. Read more…

Facebook Advances Giraph With Major Code Injection

Apache Giraph received a Facebook-sized shot in the arm, as the social network announced that they've injected performance enhancing code into the trunk of the open source graph analytics project, scaling the capabilities of the framework past a trillion edges. Read more…

Marking Spikes for the Enterprise Graph

In some ways, the story of Sun Microsystems closely parallels what’s happening with the present merge between high performance computing and the more enterprise-geared momentum behind big data. According to a former Sun lead on the R&D side and current research and development exec at Cray's big data arm, this story can be.... Read more…

Do you like graphs? Your knowledge of SPARQL and RDF can win you $70,000

This is your chance to be recognized for the best submission for an un-partitionable, Big Data graph problem. Enter the YarcData Graph Analytics Challenge which features a total of $100,000 in prizes for the top 6 finalists. Read more…

Why Cray is Clamoring for Your Code

Cray has thrown out a $100k challenge to attract the best of breed in graph problem solvers. In addition to highlighting the need for innovative new graph problems, Cray wants to highlight the increasing adoption of RDF/SPARQL as the industry standard for graph analytics. We speak with the company's YarcData division president to find out..... Read more…

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