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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: New Solutions Keeping Enterprise Business Ahead of the Game

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

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Driving Better Outcomes through Workforce Analytics Webcast

Driving Better Outcomes through Workforce Analytics Webcast

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Legacy Modernization: Look to the Cloud and Open Systems

Legacy Modernization: Look to the Cloud and Open Systems

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Still keeping your hybrid power systems indoors?  It’s time for change.

Still keeping your hybrid power systems indoors? It’s time for change.

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Cloudera and Mount Sinai: The structure of a Big Data Revolution?

July 20, 2012 No Comments

SOURCE: ZDNet

By Andrew Brust

Even if the bulk of Big Data applications to date have been in the realm of business, the application of the technology to science beckons. Yes, Hadoop and other Big Data technologies have been revolutionary in the sphere of computer science; but applying them to the realm of natural science has the potential to change lives.

It also has the potential to save them. It seems almost self-evident that the combination of Big Data and medical research could have a profound affect on the common good. That’s exhilarating, but companies and institutions have to take concrete steps; otherwise we will be mesmerized by Big Data’s potential and we won’t actually get anything done.

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CLOUD COMPUTING, DATA and ANALYTICS 

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