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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Postgres

July 5, 2019

PostgreSQL has come to the lead of the relational database market over the last ten years. Features such…
Best Practices for Keeping a Clean Active Directory

May 30, 2019

In late 2018, OSIsoft disclosed to the California Attorney General that malicious actors compromised company credentials. As far…
Merging cell datasets, panorama style

May 13, 2019

A new algorithm developed by MIT researchers takes cues from panoramic photography to merge massive, diverse cell datasets…
The Concept of NoSQL DBMS and MongoDB as a Reliable NoSQL Choice

March 1, 2019

NoSQL is a comparatively newer approach to enterprise database management, which has the capacity to accommodate a huge…
Largest Ever Database of U.S. Wind Turbines Released

April 19, 2018

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), in collaboration with public and private partners, has released the most comprehensive…
‘Share, Test and Refine’ – large-scale distributed image-processing infrastructure

November 23, 2017

Working with scientific images is arduous, and no simple platform exists for sharing them. That is all about…
Supercomputing speeds up deep learning training

November 20, 2017

A team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Davis and the Texas…
‘Learning database’ speeds queries from hours to seconds

September 5, 2017

A tool that makes large databases work smarter, not harder, could unlock the potential of big data to…
Dueling BRCA Databases: What About the Patient?

April 21, 2017

Myriad Genetics had been exclusively providing tests, for $3000+ a pop for full BRCA gene sequencing, for 17 years before…
1st Porsche Innovation Contest

April 21, 2017

As you know better than most other people, Blockchain is a strong technology that has the potential to…
Rare disease patients share info on MyGene2 web tool

March 3, 2016

A new web tool, MyGene2, will enable patients and their families to join clinicians and scientists in the…
Searching big data faster

August 28, 2015

For more than a decade, gene sequencers have been improving more rapidly than the computers required to make…
Digging through history using digital tools

July 9, 2015

With one foot solidly in the past and the other anchored in digital technology, Tobias Higbie is adept…
iPlant’s Big Data Bridges the Atlantic

February 18, 2015

High-performance cyber-infrastructure is crossing the Atlantic, thanks to a collaboration between the UA-led iPlant Collaborative and scientists at…
A Decade of Genes, Chemicals and Human Health: The Comparative Toxicogenomics Database Turns 10

November 3, 2014

What do you get a scientific database for its ten-year anniversary? Aluminum is the traditional gift, but do…
Volunteers Needed to Preserve Astronomical History and Promote Discovery

September 5, 2014

Before iPhones and laptops there were human computers, some of whom worked at the Harvard College Observatory. Women…
DARPA Open Catalog Expands Listings to Include Research into Biological and Fundamental Sciences

September 1, 2014

The DARPA Open Catalog—a six-month-old public web portal that organizes and shares the results of DARPA research—last week expanded its…
Tethys: A robust source of information on marine energy, offshore wind projects

May 29, 2014

Wondering what the impact on killer whales might be from a turbine installed under the sea? Curious whether…
Protein Data Bank Archives its 100,000th Molecule Structure

May 16, 2014

As the single worldwide repository for the three-dimensional structures of large molecules and nucleic acids that are vital…
New database of ecological networks launched in Spain

April 15, 2014

As species are situated in the interdependent networks of interactions, network science is needed in order to predict…
Data mining uncovers 19th century Britain’s fat habit

April 3, 2014

Full speed ahead in search of globalisation. A collaboration between historians, text mining, and information visualisation researchers has…
Materials database proves its mettle with new discoveries

February 4, 2014

Trying to find new materials, to improve the performance of anything from microchips to car bodies, has always…
A New NIST Online Database: The NIST Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Structure Index

January 8, 2014

Recently, a new website containing a wealth of information on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) was made publicly available by NIST.…
Gaian Database technology seeks to optimize data identification and processing

January 2, 2014

Data volumes are in a stage of continuous growth, particularly in the areas of science, industry, and the…
MariaDB vs. MySQL: A Comparison

October 21, 2013

There’s more than enough reason to ditch MySQL and switch over to MariaDB and stay there.…
Migrating to MariaDB from MySQL

October 21, 2013

MariaDB has a different numbered versioning system than MySQL, but otherwise it aims to be a drop-in replacement…
There is no reason at all to use MySQL: MariaDB, MySQL founder Michael Widenius

October 15, 2013

MySQL was once the most popular open source database (it still is), but it’s declining under the leadership…
U.S. National Science Board launches new science and engineering indicators app for iPad users

September 19, 2013

The National Science Board (NSB) today announced the launch of Science and Engineering Indicators for iPad. The application provides…
Atlas of Living Australia celebrates 40 million milestone

September 12, 2013

The Atlas of Living Australia has achieved a significant leap forward in bringing Australia’s biodiversity information together online,…
U.S. Awards Third Round of Grants to Advance Digitization of Biodiversity Collections

July 25, 2013

Over centuries of discovery, the diversity of life on Earth has been documented in numerous ways. Records of that…
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