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Content tagged with Big Data posted in August 2008
Start-Ups Bring Google's Parallel Processing To Data Warehousing
News  |  8/29/2008  | 
Aster and Greenplum have made Google's MapReduce compatible with SQL for use in the parallel data warehousing systems based on open source PostgreSQL.
IBM Expands Its Information On Demand Strategy
News  |  8/28/2008  | 
The updated software tools help position the company as a provider of all of a business' data management needs, including content management, data cleansing, and data integration.
SEC To Replace EDGAR With 'IDEA'
News  |  8/19/2008  | 
The new interactive system will supplement the Edgar system before eventually replacing it and could spur new Web-based products and services.
Dell Cuts Transport Costs Using Probability Theory
News  |  8/19/2008  | 
Beyond saving money, the supply routing system developed for Dell by MIT researchers has made the computer maker more nimble in its movement of goods.
Yahoo's Fire Eagle Location-Data Platform Has Landed
News  |  8/12/2008  | 
The company compares the software to a switchboard that distributes location data based on user-selected privacy settings.
BI Tools Can Slice And Dice Data Without A Data Warehouse
News  |  8/12/2008  | 
A medical center is using DataWatch's Web-based Monarch BI Server to analyze patient data from lab reports and other sources to improve care.
Yahoo Expands Ad Privacy Options
News  |  8/8/2008  | 
This new option complements the company's existing opt-out option for customized ads served by Yahoo on third-party networks.

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