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Full-scale experiments with Big Data Full-scale experiments with Big Data

In Big Data, while full-scale experimentation is essential to test, evaluate and validate new ideas, it requires resources that few companies have.

Turing or not Turing? Turing or not Turing?

For the first time ever, a computer program was able to pass as a human being in a dialogue with a panel of judges.

Real-time election nights in Toulouse Real-time election nights in Toulouse

A real-time Business Intelligence solution for local elections

How to give data real meaning How to give data real meaning

With its new OneBull strategic plan, IT group Bull is reorganizing to focus on the Cloud and Big Data.

Speeding up gene sequencing using Big Data and HPC Speeding up gene sequencing using Big Data and HPC

All the genetic material in an individual’s genome is often compared to an encyclopedia, with chromosomes representing the different volumes.

SPARK: Big data speeds up to Fast Data SPARK: Big data speeds up to Fast Data

SPARK adds to HADOOP speed, ease of programming and flexibility

Big Data, big risks Big Data, big risks

Big Data and Cloud computing: cyber-security, can it really protect us from new kinds of risks?

A ‘Un texte un jour’, the app that brings ancient and modern together A ‘Un texte un jour’, the app that brings ancient and modern together

A literature teacher in a high school, Sarah Sauquet is the creator of ‘Un texte un jour’ (a text a day): a mobile application that invites you to (re)discover classic literary texts. For Bull, she looks back on this pioneering and insightful experience.

Bringing the human element to database monitoring Bringing the human element to database monitoring

The database is probably one of the most critical components of the information system. If it stops working, the organization’s whole activity grind to a halt.

The doctor and the astrophysicist The doctor and the astrophysicist

Pathologists are faced with a real ‘digital storm’: they need to interpret trillions of items of information to classify each tumor, although so far all patient data has been held on a single Excel spreadsheet.

Cloud Computing: a threat to IT production? Cloud Computing: a threat to IT production?

The Cloud is bringing significant changes for IT Departments. Better be prepared for them.

In the beginning there was Ü… In the beginning there was Ü…

In the beginning there was Ü, a character totally besotted by innovation.

Cloud: no sustainable benefits without portability Cloud: no sustainable benefits without portability

The issue of portability is crucial when it comes to applications located in the Cloud

“High-Performance Computing is strategic for Météo-France” “High-Performance Computing is strategic for Météo-France”

An exclusive video about the new supercomputer of Météo-France

Nothing cools better than warm water Nothing cools better than warm water

The supercomputer installed at the Swierk Data Center in Poland will be cooled using the world’s most eco-efficient system. The technology will save the Center some €120,000 a year

Customer-supplier relationships: 5 approaches to CSR Customer-supplier relationships: 5 approaches to CSR

Depending on the procuring organizations, CSR can play a primordial role, or one that aligns closely with the development of the business and its ecosystem… or it can just be an add-on

The new supercomputers at Météo-France The new supercomputers at Météo-France

Increasing the available computing power will benefit all groups of users: from the general public to professional users and institutions.

The death of the surgeon The death of the surgeon

Artificial intelligence and robotics are now progressing so fast that the next generation of surgical robots will surpass and ultimately replace surgeons.

The Logical Datawarehouse: what does HADOOP really add? The Logical Datawarehouse: what does HADOOP really add?

By the end of 2015, half the data stored in the world will be held in HADOOP infrastructures.

SQL Server 2014: A big boost for Big Data… without the Big Bang SQL Server 2014: A big boost for Big Data… without the Big Bang

With the in-memory capabilities of the Hekaton initiative, will SQL Server® 2014 be the tool to bring Big Data into more widespread use in the enterprise?