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The Healthcare Industry’s Use of Paper v. Big Data

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by Angela Guess CloudTweaks reports, “The healthcare industry has been making its move toward technology, putting iPads and tablets into the hands of healthcare professionals and now, the latest big move has been adopting the concept of cloud computing to organize, share data and protect patient information and healthcare data from being tampered with or lost.…

An Inside Look at Google Spanner

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by Angela Guess Google has published a paper on its project, Spanner. According to the abstract, “Spanner is Google’s scalable, multi-version, globally-distributed, and synchronously-replicated database. It is the first system to distribute data at global scale and support externally-consistent distributed transactions. This paper describes how Spanner is structured, its feature set, the rationale underlying various…

Google’s Dremel

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by Angela Guess Cade Metz of Wired reports that Google’s Dremel takes Big Data to a new level. Metz writes, “Mike Olson runs a company that specializes in the world’s hottest software. He’s the CEO of Cloudera, a Silicon Valley startup that deals in Hadoop, an open source software platform based on tech that turned Google…

New Paper: Big Data, Big Impact

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by Angela Guess The World Economic Forum has posted a new paper titled Big Data, Big Impact: New Possibilities for International Development. The paper is available for download here. According to the abstract, “The amount of data in the world is exploding – large portion of this comes from the interactions over mobile devices being…

A Framework for Big Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Sunil Soares of IBM Business Magazine recently laid out a framework for Big Data Governance. He writes, “Big data governance is part of a broader information governance program that formulates policy relating to the optimization, privacy, and monetization of big data by aligning the objectives of multiple functions. However, big data governance…