Tag Archives: Mapping

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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The Three C’s of Big-Data Applications

By David Maier, Portland State University If you are reading this blog, then you’ve already heard of the Three V’s of Big Data (Volume, Velocity and Variety). While the V’s are a way to characterize Big Data, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Interactive Visualization of Big Data

By Leilani Battle, MIT CSAIL and Justin DeBrabant, Brown University Almost all areas of science are moving to a more data-driven analysis pipeline, where large multidimensional datasets need to be explored and analyzed for possible insights. The process of exploring … Continue reading

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Unleashing NASA MODIS Data for Earth and Ocean Scientists

By Leilani Battle, MIT CSAIL; James Frew, University of California, Santa Barbara; and Bill Howe, University of Washington With the massive influx of data streaming in from telescopes, satellites, sequencers, imagers and other instruments, research in the physical and biological … Continue reading

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Reflections on the First Year of the ISTC for Big Data

By Sam Madden, MIT CSAIL A year ago, Intel announced that our team had been selected to host the Intel Science and Technology Center in Big Data.  This seemed like a good opportunity to reflect on some of the awesome … Continue reading

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MapD: A Way to Map Big Data Faster

How a Fortuitous “Hack” Led to a Database Breakthrough “Necessity is the mother of invention” may be an old saying, but it’s so often true – even today. Which is why creative ideas for new technologies are coming not just … Continue reading

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