Can Big Data Trump Doping In Sports?
Massive amounts of data, along with Hadoop and visualization tools, helped the U.S. women's cycling team earn silver at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Splunk Spawns Hunk Hadoop Tool
Splunk brings its analytic know-how to the multi-structured data living in HDFS with Hunk, a new stand-alone system aimed at Hadoop users.
GE Expands Its Internet Of Things
General Electric adds a public cloud and new data management tools to make it easier for its customers to massage the massive amount of data generated by industrial sensors.
HP Gets Its Big Data Act Together
Hewlett-Packard's 'HAVEn' ecosystem unites Hadoop, Autonomy, Vertica and enterprise security, backed by management software and consulting services.
Defending NSA Prism's Big Data Tools
The more you know about NSA's Accumulo system and graph analysis, the less likely you are to suspect Prism is a privacy-invading fishing expedition.
Big Data: When Cars Can Talk
The roads would be safer if cars could exchange information about traffic conditions and bad drivers. But are we ready to sacrifice privacy to save lives?
Big Data's Human Error Problem
We humans are our own worst enemies in the quest for better data quality, says one expert. Think false memory syndrome, typos, slips of the tongue and confirmation bias.
From Mars To Big Data
MIT scientists apply methodologies from Mars mission designs to help marketers manage big data streams.