Indiana University has contributed Big Data expertise and infrastructure to NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a decade-long polar ice monitoring project. For the past four years, IU Research Technologies, a cyberinfrastructure and service center affiliated with the Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI), has provided IT support for the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS), a National […]
In this video from the 2013 Open Fabrics Developer Workshop, D.K. Panda from Ohio State University presents: High Performance RDMA-based Design for Big Data and Web 2.0 memcached. Check out more presentation videos at our Open Fabrics Workshop Video Gallery. Most of the slides from the Workshop have been posted as well.
In this video from the 2013 Open Fabrics Developer Workshop, Sreev Doddabalapur from Mellanox presents: Accelerating Big Data over RDMA. You can check out more OFA videos at our Open Fabrics Workshop Video Gallery.
Over at Admin HPC, Douglas Eadline writes that Hadoop could be the new corporate HPC for Big Data. The growth of Hadoop and the hardware on which it runs has been increasing. Certainly it can be seen as a subset of HPC, offering a single yet powerful algorithm that has been optimized for a large […]
In this video from the Lustre User Group 2013 conference, Omkar Kulkarni from Intel presents: Hadoop MapReduce over Lustre. Download the slides (PDF).You can check out more Lustre presentations at our LUG 2013 Video Gallery.
Today SGI announced the InfiniteStorage Gateway, an appliance that delivers virtualized data management to lower the cost of high volume storage. Why an appliance? SGI’s Floyd Christofferson described it as a way to “install DMF within minutes and enable greatly simplified storage management for Big Data.” The SGI InfiniteStorage Gateway reduces the dependency on high-cost […]
This week President Obama announced a research initiative that has the ambitious goal of “revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain,” according to a White House press release. Know as BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies), the initiative is being launched in FY 2014 with an initial budget of about $100 million, a modest […]
Over at GigaOm, GigaStacey writes that the solution for better and faster storage may lie in DSSD, a stealthy chip startup backed by Andy Bechtolsheim. Founded in 2010 by Sun Alums Jeff Bonwick and Bill Moore, DSSD is trying to build a chip that would improve the performance and reliability of flash memory for high […]
Today Xyratex announced that that the company is now a strategic supplier for AMD and their SeaMicro solutions for Big Data. AMD will use Xyratex OneStor Modular Enclosure as one of the building blocks for its big data and storage intensive solutions and optimized the SeaMicro SM15000 server to provide more than five petabytes of […]
In this video from the 2013 National HPCC Conference, Rich Brueckner from inside-BigData moderates a panel discussion on How to Talk to Your CFO about HPC and Big Data. Panelists: John C. Morris – Pfizer Dr. George Ball – Raytheon Henry Tufo – University of Colorado, Boulder Dr. Flavio Villanustre – LexisNexis As members of […]