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BIG Awards Finalists Vie for $100K and Mentoring Support

So here we are again – seems like only yesterday that we were going through the difficult task of picking the BIG Awards 2012 finalists…. and now over a year later we are about to announce the finalists for the 2013 competition, and have had a full year supporting last year’s winners Snap Fashion and Digital Shadows. The BIG Awards is one of the 4 main components of Cisco’s British Innovation Gateway (BIG) programme, which forms the core of our…

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1st IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2013

Big Data is one of the most talked about topics of today across industry, government and research. It is becoming the center of Investments, Innovations and Improvization‎s (3I’s), and no exaggeration to say that Big Data is Transforming the World. Considering it’s potential the IEEE Computer Society is conducting the IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2013, a premier forum to disseminate and exchange the latest and greatest i…

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Introducing Cisco Data Virtualization

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Fast changing business conditions require agility, a difficult challenge in your distributed on-premises, big data and cloud environments. Data virtualization makes it easy for you to access your data, no matter where it resides. Recognizing this accelerating customer requirement, Cisco acquired data virtualization market leader Composite Software in July 2013. Cisco’s integrated data platform optimizes query, compute and network infrastructure,…

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TeraSort Results on Cisco UCS and Announcing Cisco Big Data Design Zone

…tandard benchmark for measuring the performance of Hadoop systems (yes, there is work in progress – WBDB, BigDataTop100 etc), workloads like TeraSort have become a popular choice to benchmark and stress test Hadoop clusters. TeraSort is very simple, consists of three map/reduce programs (i) TeraGen – generates the dataset (ii) TeraSort – samples and sort the dataset (iii) TeraValidate – validates the output. With multiple…

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When Sensors Act Like Teenagers

…ist together? We let much teenage chatter go in one ear and out the other. Plan to do the same with much of the data generated by the Internet of Everything. Bill Franks is Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata, providing insight on trends in the analytics & big data space and helping clients understand how Teradata and its analytic partners can support their efforts.  In addition, Bill is a faculty member of the International Institute for An…

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