Beyond Data Lakes: The DataHub

Organizations are scrambling to capitalize on Big Data for business analytics. By necessity, they’ve developed some creative new data management ideas. Data lakes is one of these. Cheap commodity servers, clustering, cloud, Hadoop and distributed data storage methods have laid … Continue reading

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Building a New Application-to-Hardware Management Stack for Big Data

The Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data partners – Intel Labs and its seven participating academic research institutions – recently unanimously agreed to focus their research on a pioneering effort: creating a new application-to-hardware big-data management stack. Unique in industry … Continue reading

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Unleashing Big Data for Scientists

At the recent Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data annual Research Retreat in Hillsboro, Oregon, researchers presented demos of two projects that will remove complexity and improve productivity for scientists using Big Data. Data Management as a Service with … Continue reading

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Automating Visualization Design with Perceptual Kernels

By Çağatay Demiralp and Jeffrey Heer The question of how to visually encode data values is central to visualization design. As viewers’ interpretations of data may shift across encodings, it is important to understand how different choices of visual encoding variables … Continue reading

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Scaling Databases to 1000 Cores

By Sungjin Lee, Postdoctoral Associate, Carnegie Mellon University At the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data’s annual Research Retreat at Intel’s Jones Farm campus in Hillsboro, Oregon, Xiangyao Yu of MIT described his team’s work in developing solutions … Continue reading

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