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Strata Week: Big data boom and big data gaps

Strata Week: Big data boom and big data gaps

One report says the Hadoop market is booming while another says federal data usage isn't.

In this week's big data news, an IDC report points to the booming market for Hadoop and MapReduce (and if proposals for Strata are any indication, this is indeed a good time for big data).

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Visualization of the Week: Visualizing the Strata Conference

Visualization of the Week: Visualizing the Strata Conference

The Information Lab visualizes the Strata Conference's attendees.

This week's visualization comes from The Information Lab and shows who was at the Strata Conference, how far they traveled, and the data their companies produce.

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Commerce Weekly: Small banks lagging in mobile

Commerce Weekly: Small banks lagging in mobile

Small banks struggle with mobile and a look inside Netflix' data.

As banking goes mobile, smaller banks must find a way to keep up. Also, Netflix data is deconstructed at the Strata Conference, and commerce-related highlights from the Mobile World Congress.

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Big data in the cloud

How do the cloud offerings from Amazon, Google and Microsoft compare?

Big data and cloud technology go hand-in-hand: but it's comparatively early days. Strata conference chair Edd Dumbill explains the cloud landscape and compares the offerings of Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

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Strata Week: Genome research kicks up a lot of data

Strata Week: Genome research kicks up a lot of data

Where to store all that genome data? Also, clarifying the work of digital humanities scholars.

We take a look at the big data obstacles and opportunities for genomics, digital humanities scholars respond to Stanley Fish's mischaracterization of what they do with data, and Hadoop World and the Strata Conference merge.

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