Processing big data with GeoWave (part 1)

What happens when Big Data repositories become too big to analyze? GeoWave is a software library that connects the scalability of distributed computing frameworks and key-value stores with modern geospatial software to store, retrieve and analyze massive geospatial datasets.

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Eliminating malaria with the power of the crowd

The information health workers need is straightforward. Where do people live? How many people live there? Are those homes at risk for malaria? In rural Zambia, for instance, those are hard questions to answer. And for community health workers who need to know how many bed nets are needed or what…

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See the world, vividly

It’s my pleasure to announce an exciting milestone in the initial build out of Basemap +Vivid. This week, our world-class production team finished the mosaic of Alaska–meaning we’ve completed the +Vivid mosaic of the entire world. Our revolutionary large-area mosaic product covers over 99% of the world’s population (across 155…

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