[Beowulf] Big Data and HPC
deadline at eadline.org
Wed Jun 11 09:00:01 PDT 2014
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> On 10/06/14 23:21, Douglas Eadline wrote:
>> Since our recent discussions on Hadoop (and indirectly the "big
>> data" buzzword) I would like to invite list readers to jump over to
>> ClusterMonkey.net and take a quick poll on HPC and big data.
> As we're involved in HPC and life sciences there are people who deal
> with vast amounts of data, but with bioinformatics tools, not with
> Hadoop et. al.
> So, do Python/Perl/Java/R count as Big Data tools in the survey, or
> not? :-)
Yes they count, not all "Big Data" is Hadoop. I'll leave
the discussion about Hadoop V2 and tools for another thread.
PS My poll questions are unscientific attempt to get
a slight sense of what people are doing/thinking in HPC.
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> Christopher Samuel Senior Systems Administrator
> VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
> Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
> http://www.vlsci.org.au/ http://twitter.com/vlsci
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