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iSGTW

15 October 2014

Last week, decision makers and technical experts from the world of IT met in Heidelberg, Germany, for the second ISC Big Data conference. The event focused on a wide range of big data applications and featured discussion of the latest developments in data-centric computing from both major industry players and academic researchers.

 

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For scientists looking to complete large, complex, data-driven research projects quickly, living cyberinfrastructure can be a powerful solution. This is a different way of working for most scientists; applying for time on a machine does not guarantee their research proposals will be accepted. If they are, small sacrifices are often required to use shared equipment. The rewards, on the other hand, can be groundbreaking.

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