Introduction to the uRiKA Graphical Database System

author: David Mizell, YarcData
published: Dec. 3, 2012,   recorded: November 2012,   views: 2401


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The appliance, called Urika, is a combination of open source software to do graph analysis on big data coupled with the fourth generation of Cray's "Threadstorm" massively threaded processors that has been tuned to do relationship analytics, or what is sometimes called graph analytics. Essentially it is like playing n degrees of Kevin Bacon on your data sets – not to look for a specific piece of information, but rather to divine how all of the elements of a data set are connected to one another.

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