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The vital issue of weather forecasting: the Spanish experience The vital issue of weather forecasting: the Spanish experience

Any improvement in the quality of the weather services provided by the Spanish Meteorological Agency (AEMET) will have a direct impact on the safety of both people and property, and on the sustainable development of Spanish society more broadly

Cracking codes to rivaling the human brain: Journey to become the world’s most powerful supercomputer Cracking codes to rivaling the human brain: Journey to become the world’s most powerful supercomputer

Let’s uncover the journey that the supercomputers have been on!

En route to processing power that rivals the human brain En route to processing power that rivals the human brain

In the 2020s, so-called exascale supercomputers will achieve a performance of more than one billion billion operations a second

Precision & Medicine: Opportunity and Challenges Precision & Medicine: Opportunity and Challenges

Towards a new medical paradigm aimed to maintain the citizen wellbeing

bullion S: the new lion from Bull bullion S: the new lion from Bull

“I believe we’ve designed the world’s best servers”

The laws of robotics… and how to apply them The laws of robotics… and how to apply them

In the 1940s, the science fiction writer Isaac Asimov defined three laws of robotics.

Detecting weak signals with Big Data Detecting weak signals with Big Data

When crossing internal data segments with segments that are external to the company, security needs to be managed differently

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.

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?

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.

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?

Bull and Sinequa: Creating value through operational Big Data implementations Bull and Sinequa: Creating value through operational Big Data implementations

Interview with Xavier Pornain, Vice-President of Sales at Sinequa

Big Data: new challenges for information systems security Big Data: new challenges for information systems security

A Big Data solution is a true information system in itself. Nevertheless, there are certain specific security issues relating to Big Data that must be considered.

Philosopher and sprinter Philosopher… and sprinter!

Interview with Alexandre Bilger, Chairman and CEO of Sinequa.