1degreenorth to Prototype HPDA Infrastructure in Singapore

At SC15, 1degreenorth announced plans to build an on-demand High Performance Computing Big DataAnalytics (“HPC-BDA”) infrastructure the National Supercomputing Center (NSCC) Singapore. The prototype will be used for experimentation and proof-of-concept projects by the big data and data science community in Singapore.

Intel Invests in BlueData for Spinning Up Spark Clusters on the Fly

Today Intel Corporation and BlueData announced a broad strategic technology and business collaboration, as well as an additional equity investment in BlueData from Intel Capital. BlueData is a Silicon Valley startup that makes it easier for companies to install Big Data infrastructure, such as Apache Hadoop and Spark, in their own data centers or in the cloud.