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Syapse Selects SYSTAP’s Bigdata® as Semantic Database for Precision Medicine Data Platform

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syapse_logo_w_box_blueby Angela Guess

A new article out of the company reports that, “SYSTAP, LLC. [yesterday] announced that Syapse, the leading provider of software for enabling precision medicine, has selected Bigdata® as its backend semantic database. Syapse, which launched the Precision Medicine Data Platform in 2011, will use the Bigdata® database as a key element of their semantic platform. The Syapse Precision Medicine Data Platform integrates medical data, omics data, and biomedical knowledge for use in the clinic. Syapse software is delivered as a cloud-based SaaS, enabling access from anywhere with an internet connection, regular software updates and new features, and online collaboration and delivery of results, with minimal IT resources required. Syapse applications comply with HIPAA/HITECH, and data in the Syapse platform are protected according to industry standards.”

The article goes on, “Syapse’s Precision Medicine Data Platform features a semantic layer that provides powerful data modeling, query, and integration functionality. According to Syapse CTO and Co-Founder, Tony Loeser, Ph.D., ‘We have adopted SYSTAP’s graph database, Bigdata®, as our RDF store. Bigdata’s exceptional scalability, query performance, and high-availability architecture make it an enterprise-class foundation for our semantic technology stack.’ SYSTAP’s flagship product, Bigdata®, has been a market leader since 2006 in providing high performance, scalable solutions for graphs. The Bigdata® platform supports both Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs. It features robust, scalable, fault-tolerant, enterprise-class storage and query, and high-availability with online backup, failover and self-healing. Bigdata® powers many high profile enterprise applications for customers including Syapse, EMC, AutoDesk, and Yahoo!7. Learn more at http://bigdata.com.”

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