Archive for April, 2014

17
Apr
Synergic Partners to be a gold sponsor at Big Data Week in Madrid
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Spreading and promoting big data and the new techniques of massive data analysis, as well as studying its impact on political, social and technological levels, are the main goals of Big Data Week: an event held simultaneously in different cities all over the world May 5-11. Throughout the week, different sessions, chats and courses will be held... all with big data acting as the protagonist. The initiative began in 2011 under the direction of Stewart Townsend and is currently referred to as the biggest and most import simultaneous and international event dedicated to big data. Big Data Week unites experts from various professions and encompasses all the main sectors of industry: media and communications, the entertainment industry, the health care…

14
Apr
Strata Conference to be held in Barcelona with the participation of Synergic Partners
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  • Big Data . Events . Sponsor .

For the second year in a row, Synergic Partners will take an active part in one of the most important international events related to big data: the Strata Conference. After passing through the United States, the event will come to Europe and will be held for the first time in Barcelona November 19-21. After the success of the previous edition held in London, the consulting firm will once again act as an official sponsor of the event, with an additional value this year, as one of its main offices is located in Barcelona. In addition, the co-founding partner of the company, Carme Artigas, will be on the Advisory Council of the Strata Conference, bringing her knowledge and extensive experience as…

03
Apr
Big Data Week Barcelona 2014
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“Big Data Week,” a worldwide platform of events for interconnected communities centered on the social, political, technological and commercial impact of big data, will be held May 5-11 this year. The objective of this platform is to unite international communities of scientists, technologists, visualizers, academics, communicators and businesses related to data with the activities focused on the “Internet of Things”, “Smart Cities” and “Quantified self”. Throughout the week, in cities all over the world, events aiming to educate and inform will be held and designed for people and businesses who know the big data sector well. Within the context of Data Week, the Statistical Institute of Catalonia (IDESCAT) will host a debate entitled “Big Data and Official Statistics: Opportunity or…

02
Apr
NEW RULES: HOW BIG DATA SCIENCE IS A DIFFERENT GAME (IV)
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5. New Technology In a nutshell, most important big data technologies fit one of the following categories: New requirements: No SQL Traditional database management systems are very efficient at storing and finding tabular data and also at doing some basic operations such as aggregating and linking. At least three different causes motivate the need for new paradigms. -       Scalability: The need to distribute the database over many nodes imposes the application of the “CAP theorem" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAP_theorem. This limitation creates three different classes of databases depending on which of the three restrictions is relaxed. -       Analytics: For machine learning algorithms, we do not need to find part of the data quickly. Instead, we have to pass all the data to some algorithm. Furthermore, this…

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