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Why America’s Spy Agencies Are Investing In MapD

In-Q-Tel, the venture arm of American spy agencies, announced yesterday that it has invested in MapD. Why are the nation's spooks interested in MapD Technologies, which develops a parallel SQL database that runs on GPUs? Read more…

The Here and Now of Big Geospatial Data

No matter how sophisticated information technology gets – and who can deny that IT is evolving exceptionally fast these days – there's nothing that can replicate the combination of two unique pieces of data: Time an Read more…

GPUs Seen Lifting SQL Analytic Constraints

Big data analytics has traditionally been about developing cutting-edge software to run on commodity hardware. But there are signs that innovation at the hardware layer, such as with GPUs, can take analytics to the next Read more…