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USA: The Perfect Milk Machine: How Big Data Transformed the ...

USA: The Perfect Milk Machine: How Big Data Transformed the ... | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Data-driven predictions are responsible for a massive transformation of America's dairy cows. While other industries are just catching on to this whole “big data” thing, the animal sciences — and dairy breeding in particular ...
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Big Data: Does Size Really Matter? - Wired

Big Data: Does Size Really Matter? - Wired | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Big Data: Does Size Really Matter?
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But does all data have to be “big”? For businesses ranging from new startups and SMBs to mega corporations, is “small” data sometimes more useful? Certain questions can only be answered by big data.
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Top barriers to Big Data investment. http://t.co/Ycx420iPcE
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Google Releases App Engine 1.8.4, Hot on the Heels of Version 1.8.3 - eWeek

Google Releases App Engine 1.8.4, Hot on the Heels of Version 1.8.3 - eWeek | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Google Releases App Engine 1.8.4, Hot on the Heels of Version 1.8.3 eWeek One other important new feature is the ability of Google App Engine to handle differential snapshots of a Google Compute Engine persistent disk, so that only the most...
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First Hadoop Search Engine Launched By Cloudera - Dr. Dobb's

First Hadoop Search Engine Launched By Cloudera - Dr. Dobb's | Big Data News | Scoop.it
First Hadoop Search Engine Launched By Cloudera
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Key features include scalable Index Storage in HDFS, batch Indexing via MapReduce for scalable index creation of data stored in HDFS, and HBase comparable to MapReduce.
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Doctors vs Data - Strata

Doctors vs Data - Strata | Big Data News | Scoop.it
There is a storm brewing in Healthcare. Doctors have been in charge of healthcare for a long time, and have become comfortable, sometimes even arrogant, with their authority and...
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How Big Data Is Transforming The Mobile Industry

How Big Data Is Transforming The Mobile Industry | Big Data News | Scoop.it
The world is awash in data.
CIBC, a Canadian bank, predicts that information-generation growth will increase 50 times over the next decade. IDC, a mar...
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How Netflix could use Big Data to make twice as much money off you - Washington Post

How Netflix could use Big Data to make twice as much money off you - Washington Post | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Washington PostHow Netflix could use Big Data to make twice as much money off youWashington PostFor some people, paying $8 a month for Netflix is a steal. Others aren't so willing to open thei...
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Big Data Is Transforming the World | The Big Picture

Big Data Is Transforming the World | The Big Picture | Big Data News | Scoop.it
How 'big data' is changing lives Data is increasingly defining us - from the information we share on the web, to that collected by the numerous companies.
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How Can Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics Improve and Personalize Education? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

How Can Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics Improve and Personalize Education? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Check out this beautiful infographic which answers why would colleges want to have analytics, how can educational data mining and learning analytics improve and personalize education, and how does this process work.
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Global Big Data Market Will Reach USD 48.3Billion by 2018 : Transparency ... - PR Web (press release)

Global Big Data Market Will Reach USD 48.3Billion by 2018 : Transparency ... - PR Web (press release) | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Global Big Data Market Will Reach USD 48.3Billion by 2018 : Transparency ...
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... USD 48.3Billion by 2018 : Transparency Market Research.
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Quick lessons in using MapReduce

Quick lessons in using MapReduce | Big Data News | Scoop.it
The tools and techniques involved in big data use confuse a lot of people--even those people who use them or buy them, but most especially those who are trying to follow big data debates without a working knowledge of what makes the whole thing tick.
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Big Data Without Good Analytics Can Lead to Bad Decisions

Big Data Without Good Analytics Can Lead to Bad Decisions | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Big data does not necessarily mean good data. And that, as an increasing number of experts are saying more insistently, means big data does not automatically yield good analytics.
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Hadoop on top of... Intel adds Lustre support to Hadoop

Hadoop on top of... Intel adds Lustre support to Hadoop | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Intel adds Lustre support to Hadoop:
“ We abstracted out an HDFS layer but underneath that it is actually talking to lustre.

This is not the first project based on the principle “we already have... (Hadoop on top of...
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Cray Inc. : YarcData Announces New Urika Software Release for Big Data Analytics | 4-Traders

Cray Inc. : YarcData Announces New Urika Software Release for Big Data Analytics | 4-Traders | Big Data News | Scoop.it
New Software Release Enhances Real-Time Data Discovery by Easing Integration With Enterprise Data Analytics Tools and Improving Performance

PLEASANTON, CA -- -- 09/26/13 -- YarcData,... | September 26, 2013 ($CRAY CRAY INC.
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In-Memory Data Grid + Hadoop: Integrated Real-Time Big Data Platform Previewed at SpringOne 2GX 2013 | Pivotal P.O.V.

In-Memory Data Grid + Hadoop: Integrated Real-Time Big Data Platform Previewed at SpringOne 2GX 2013 | Pivotal P.O.V. | Big Data News | Scoop.it
IMDG + Hadoop = http://t.co/sPg0QocOeL #s2gx // Nice job @metatype !!
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Getting more power from Amazon EMR - Boundary

Getting more power from Amazon EMR - Boundary | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Next week, he’ll talk about how to monitor and optimize interaction and dependencies between Amazon EMR and other components including Cassandra. (RT @boundary: Starts in an hour. Webinar #AWS talking #MapReduce & Live Demo of Boundary.
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IBM PureData System - Hadoop

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IBM PureData System analytics - Hadoop (“@IBMPureSystems: Looking to simplify your #BigData adoption and consumption?
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Data reveals “mid-size” farms are disappearing

Data reveals “mid-size” farms are disappearing | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Data shows the average farm size has remained steady over the last 30 years, however a closer look shows fewer “average” farms and considerably more large and small farms.
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What SimCity 5 Teaches Us About Big Data | The TIBCO Blog

What SimCity 5 Teaches Us About Big Data | The TIBCO Blog | Big Data News | Scoop.it
What exactly does a new video game release have to do with Big Data?” I hear you ask. The answer is everything. In SimCity, everything is simulated, and the amount of information in the game is indicative of the complex ...
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SQLstream Explores Total Cost of Streaming Big Data - NewsFactor Network

SQLstream Explores Total Cost of Streaming Big Data - NewsFactor Network | Big Data News | Scoop.it
SQLstream Explores Total Cost of Streaming Big Data NewsFactor Network San Francisco, CA, September 4, 2013 -- SQLstream Inc., the streaming Big Data engine for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that the company will speak on the...
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Georgetown Professor: Big Data Means Big Job Opportunities - BusinessNewsDaily

Georgetown Professor: Big Data Means Big Job Opportunities - BusinessNewsDaily | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Georgetown Professor: Big Data Means Big Job Opportunities
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Businesses aren't the only ones that should be excited about Big Data.
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Curing cancer with data visualization

Curing cancer with data visualization | Big Data News | Scoop.it
The following is a guest blog by Jesse Paquette.Everyone thought that The Netherlands Cancer Institute’s 12 year old dataset on breast cancer was old news. That was until a researcher with Merck &a...
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Slightly misleading title... This is another step towards goal, but certainly not a cure. Still worth mentioning and supporting.

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Loads of mis-sold PPI, but WHO will claim? This man's paid to find out - Register

Loads of mis-sold PPI, but WHO will claim? This man's paid to find out - Register | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Loads of mis-sold PPI, but WHO will claim?
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Visualization: The Simple Way to Simplify Big Data | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Visualization: The Simple Way to Simplify Big Data | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Data visualization has an amazing ability to make the complex simple, and the latest tools can do much more than give everyone the same view of data. It?
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Big data projects should not start with IT

Big data projects should not start with IT | Big Data News | Scoop.it
Big data analytics projects should always be driven by the subject-matter experts who will be using the system. While IT plays a crucial role in implementing the system, it don't have the business-specific expertise needed for the strategic vision.
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