SAS VP of Big Data on Hadoop, Moore's law and visual analytics

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What's new about the current emphasis on big data? How does it differ from the large data volumes of the past? Paul Kent, VP of Big Data at SAS answers these - and many more questions in the video below. He starts with an explanation of Moore's law and continues on to talk about Hadoop and multi-threading and "the Internet of things."

"We're all in," says Kent. "We want to take advantage of every level of the operating system, of the memory, of the distributed features of the network. We will go the extra mile to get the maximum performance." Hear what else Kent has to say here:

 

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Alison Bolen

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+Alison Bolen is an editor at SAS, where she writes and edits content about analytics and emerging topics. Since starting at SAS in 1999, Alison has edited print publications, Web sites, e-newsletters, customer success stories and blogs. She has a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from Ohio University and a master’s degree in technical writing from North Carolina State University.

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