Big Data to Knowledge

NIH invests $32 million to crack big data

The funding will support development of new approaches, software, tools and training programs to improve access to biomedical big data.

Agencies bring energy modeling out of the lab

Agencies bring energy modeling out of the lab

Armed with increasing amounts of data and computing power, agencies are building tools to inform decisions on energy efficiency.

Brown Dog deep web search

Brown Dog digs into the deep, dark web

A team at the University of Illinois has developed tools to search the unstructured web that will make uncurated data accessible to researchers.

High performance computing visualization at NREL

NSF seeks big data middleware for scientific computing

The National Science Foundation is funding development of middleware that would integrate high performance computing and commercial big data analytics tools.

The Cray XC40 supercomputer and Cray CS400 cluster supercomputer

DOD orders up more supercomputing power

Supercomputer company Cray won a $26 million contract from the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program.

How hybrid analytics can mitigate insider threats

How hybrid analytics can mitigate insider threats

Because no single approach can detect every threat, hybrid analytics can help IT managers uncover hidden, suspicious activities and see the bigger picture.

Bytegrid

Partnership to deliver advanced infrastructure for researchers

A partnership between the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads and Bytegrid Holdings will provide a secure, advanced infrastructure platform for the research and education community across the mid-Atlantic region.

BU building SCOPE smart city platform for the cloud

Boston University building smart city platform for the cloud

Boston University’s smart-city cloud platform is designed to use cloud and big data technologies to improve transportation, energy, public safety, asset management and social services in the City of Boston and across Massachusetts.

Aspera touts data transfers with no limit on size, distance

Aspera touts data transfers with no limit on size, distance

Aspera offers WAN optimization tools to stream data of any type, resolution or size to and from cloud systems.

Watson returns with mission to make analytics easier

Watson returns with mission to make analytics easier

IBM introduced Watson Analytics, a new service for its Watson platform designed to ease the technical requirements and data grooming needed for advanced analytics.

Sandia software models energy consumption for large institutions

Sandia models energy consumption for large institutions

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed software that models energy consumption, information that can help the lab and other large institutions cut energy needs.

Seattle police deploy SeaStat crime mapping tech

Seattle police deploy SeaStat crime mapping tech

The Seattle Police Department is using its crime data as part of a new program that’s aimed at quickly addressing crime hotspots based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents.

Topic Resources

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