University of Chicago launches cloud to analyze cancer data The University of Chicago is launching the first secure cloud-based computing system that will enable researchers to access and analyze human genomic cancer information without the costly and cumbersome infrastructure normally needed to download and store massive amounts of data.
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The exascale — one million trillion calculations per second — is the next landmark in the perpetual race for computing power. Although this speed is 500 times... [read more] - Posted on May 23, 2013 @ 12:01 pm
While you’re planning for a summer vacation on the beach, we’re planning to host three dozen aspiring data scientists for The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Data Science... [read more] - Posted on May 21, 2013 @ 11:36 am
Many of us carry a computer in our pocket that’s as powerful as the supercomputers of the late 1980′s. Many of us also mostly use that revolutionary device to... [read more] - Posted on May 20, 2013 @ 4:24 am
For the last few decades, parallelism has been the secret weapon of computing. Based on the theory that large problems could be solved faster if they are chopped up into... [read more] - Posted on May 17, 2013 @ 2:37 pm