Big Data

A Look at Today’s White House Big Data Event

Today, the White House demonstrated their support for Big Data in a huge way. Federal agencies have committed over $200M to big data initiatives in the future. Between the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, Department of Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Department of Energy, and United States Geological Survey there are multiple… Read more »

Big Data Success in Government

On January 19, Carahsoft hosted a webinar on Big Data success in government with Bob Gourley and Omer Trajman of Cloudera. Bob began by explaining the current state of Big Data in the government. There are 4 areas of significant activity in Big Data. Federal integrators are making large investments in research and development of… Read more »

Government Big Data Solutions Award Nominee: Wayne Wheeles (Sherpa Surfing) by AlexOlesker

The Government Big Data Solutions Award was established to highlight innovative solutions and facilitate the exchange of best practices, lessons learned and creative ideas for addressing Big Data challenges. The top five nominees and overall winner was announced at Hadoop World in New York City on November 8 2011. The Government Big Data Solutions Award… Read more »