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Democratizing Big Data for Science with Helix Nebula

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic reports, “Big data and big science have ‘teamed’ together for decades, residing in the cloistered halls of academia and research institutions. But as demand for big data accessibility and analytics soars, academic institutions, research consortiums, and cloud services providers are partnering to bring big science and big data…

Announcing the Semantic Computing Consortium in Southern California

A collaborative initiative by the three University of California campuses in Southern California (Los Angeles, San Diego, and Irvine) has been announced. UCLA, UCSD, and UCI are coming together for the first time to form a semantic Computing Consortium. The intent of the consortium will be to ally Semantics from both the Industry/Commercial and Academic…

Joining Forces on Big Data

by Angela Guess Michael Singer recently reported on a collaboration between four companies to create a so-called Big Data stack: “The consortium, comprising open-source firms Cloudera, Couchbase, Jaspersoft, and Revolution Analytics, says it will be offering a combination of analytics and presentation software based on open-source technologies like NoSQL (for accessing non-relational databases) and Hadoop…