Big Data


DOE wish list: Exascale computing at a price it can afford

The Department of Energy has enlisted a seven-lab consortium to develop hardware and software technologies capable of one quintillion calculations per second.

Big data just got a little smaller

A new way of using hard drives could help government agencies wrestle with the problems associated with big data.

Sensors, cloud, drive geospatial agency push for data-center space

Data-storage requirements caused by the growth of remote sensors and the move to cloud forced the National Geospatial Intelligence agency to expand its data center footprint.

4 steps to the right data-sharing architecture for your agency

The IT market is muddied with confusing claims about information sharing technology, so here are steps to an architecture that should clear things up.

Data center project could make DHS what it was meant to be

The department's multiyear consolidation lays the foundation of its future as a data-driven department.

Analytics platform helps agencies fight cyber crime

SAS Security Intelligence platform uses a common infrastructure to detect and prevent threats across government agencies and industry.

Big data system being tailored for feds

Lockheed Martin and Cleversafe are developing a federal version of the Dispersed Compute Storage solution, which combines Hadoop MapReduce and Cleversafe's dsNet to handle massive computation and storage requirements.

Livermore Labs, IBM offer supercomputing access to industry

The collaboration, called Deep Computing Solutions, will become the nation's premier provider of advanced computing solutions for third-party users.

NSA delves into next level of data analysis

An agency pilot program pursues data provenance, which seeks to trace the origins, accuracy and life cycle of the data NSA collects.

Analytics fuels Air Force efforts on preventive health care

The Air Force Medical Service is implementing SAS Business Intelligence and Analytics software to improve operational and clinical decision support.