Tag Archives: cloud computing

Openstack at NSA

The following video goes well with the previous post about Open Source Alternatives to AWS.

It says a lot for the quality of OpenStack, since one the world’s most secretive organizations trusts it. OpenStack might be a good option for data teams needing to quickly build and deploy data products.

Note: This post has nothing to do with the recent NSA whistle blower news.

Publisher Looking for Data Science Authors

New Street Communications is looking for authors. According to the call for proposals:

…especially interested to hear from professionals in the fields of IT, Data Science, Big Data and Cloud Computing.

If you have ever thought about writing a data science book, now might be a good time.

Informative Big Data Video

A nice, short, 2 minute video from edCetra Training with some good facts about big data and data analysis.

  • The digital universe is 10 times the size it was in 2006
  • Greater literacy and cloud computing are helping fuel big data
  • 80% of companies data is unstructured – difficult to analyze
  • Employees spend 2 hours per day searching for the right information