Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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Life Sciences

Genome Researchers Battling Data Storage Bottlenecks

Genome sequencing designed to determine the complete DNA sequence of an organism is generating petabytes of raw and processed data that is proving extremely difficult to manage and store. ...Full Article

SGI LiveArc Data Management Advances Cancer Research

Established in 2000, the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) in Brisbane, Australia has become leading center for molecular bioscience research. The Queensland Centre for Medical Genomics ...Full Article

IBM Puffs Up Platform Symphony, LSF On SoftLayer Cloud

IBM entered 2014 hitting the cloud drum hard. Taking a page from tech titans like Google, Microsoft, and Amazon Web Services, Big Blue wants to make it as simple ...Full Article

Micron Pushes Memory Roadmap On Several Routes

Memory maker Micron Technology has a bullish roadmap for DRAM, flash, and other technologies that will very likely be in a system, switch, or other device near you in ...Full Article

How Ancestry.com Branched Out And Embraced Scale

Ancestry.com is dedicated to discovering, preserving, and sharing family histories, and it knows all about the issues of scaling up IT operations to match a growing number of users. ...Full Article

Ohio Healthcare Hotshots Join Hands for Medical Research

Hoping to make the most of growing data volumes, three of Cleveland’s biomedical giants—Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University’s medical school—have joined forces in the name ...Full Article

British Pharmaceutical Industry Maps Its Way to Big Data

Thanks to issues ranging from proprietary data silos to patient privacy concerns, imbuing the healthcare industry with a knowledge gained from a country’s worth of patient medical history via ...Full Article

IU Startup Breaks Down Data Silos for Drug Discovery

If you happen to examine a list of possible side effects for any given medication, it’s plain to see that for every advancement pharmaceutical science, knowing exactly how a ...Full Article

Virtual Centipede Brings Meaning to Sequencing

In 1735, Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus defined what would become part of biology’s foundation by defining taxonomic descriptions that would help scientists tell species apart. Now, a new study ...Full Article

Baylor’s HGSC, DNAnexus Collaborate for Large-Scale Genome Analysis

The Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine and DNAnexus are coming together to analyze genomic data on a large scale. In doing so, Baylor has ...Full Article