Big Data News, Features, and Interviews
The University of Queensland will spend up to $2.4 million on its latest high performance computer for intensive data crunching across multiple research areas, including astrophysics, climate change, geonomics, and computational chemistry.
Big data is certainly all the rage. The Wall Street Journal recently ran a piece on data scientists commanding up to $300,000 per year with very little experience. Clearly the era of embracing big data is here.
Credit information and analysis provider Veda has extended its outsourcing agreement with IBM, inking a new five-year multimillion dollar contract that adds cloud services.
Do you rigorously determine the business value your organization will accrue as a result of IT projects, such as migrations, before you undertake them? All too often, according to IT efficiency software provider 1E, IT scopes, implements and supports a project, but only estimates (or doesn't consider at all) the business value that will accrue.
The open data movement in Australia may get a boost if the 'Smart Grid, Smart City' project goes ahead, following a successful trial between 2010 and 2013.
Operational intelligence specialist Splunk says its customers need to know that that the data platforms they depend on to monitor their environments are completely reliable, so it's putting its money where its mouth is. Today, the company unveiled a 100 percent uptime service level agreement (SLA) for Splunk Cloud.
The Lord Mayor of Perth has embraced big data to help the city better plan for population growth and make smarter infrastructure decisions.
Raijin, the Southern Hemisphere’s most powerful supercomputer, on Thursday celebrated its first birthday. It has been in production since mid-June last year.
It was a storm that would terrify the bravest of mariners, but a California robot swam through it without blinking.
On a recent trip to Silicon Valley, I quickly realised that the term ‘big data’ was not just a hyped up buzzword but indeed a key focus of tech giants and startups alike.
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