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Open Government Data Initative DataLab

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 in Big Data, Blog, Cloud | 0 comments

The Open Government Data Initative DataLab is an open source cloud-based Open Data catalogue. DataLab’s powerful data service makes...

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Quantcast Open Sources Hadoop Distributed File System Alternative

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 in Big Data, Blog, Cloud | 0 comments

Feldman says internal benchmarks found that QFS reads are up to 75% at faster than HDFS and writes up to 46% faster. QFS uses a more...

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Increasingly, Clouds Are Built the Open Source Way

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 in Big Data, Blog, Cloud | 0 comments

Today’s cloud computing landscape has no clear leading vendor; but rather is a mosaic of services. While the commercial opportunities are...

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Esri Geoportal Server – Open Source Metadata Management

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 in Big Data, Blog, Cloud | 0 comments

Esri Geoportal Server is a free, open source product that enables discovery and use of geospatial resources including datasets, rasters,...

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Project Serengeti: There’s a Virtual Elephant in my Datacenter

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 in Big Data, Blog, Cloud | 0 comments

Great, extensive coverage of VMWare’s Serengeti: We see four major axes along which data requirements are stretching the limits of...

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MIT OpenCourseWare – Free Online Course Materials – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Posted on Sep 20, 2012 in Big Data, Blog, Web Apps | 0 comments

More than 30 percent of MIT’s undergraduates are enrolled in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and our...

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