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BrightContext Wins NVTC Innovator Award

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Northern Virginia Technology Council Recognizes BrightContext for its groundbreaking work in real-­‐time streaming data analytics at annual TechCelebration Banquet Arlington, VA – October 31, 2013 – BrightContext, a leader in massively scalable streaming data analytics, was named cloud category winner …
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BrightContext Named Finalist of the 2013 Northern Virginia Technology Council Innovator Awards

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BrightContext Named Finalist of the 2013 Northern Virginia Technology Council Innovator Awards

BrightContext, a leader in massively scalable streaming data analytics, was named a finalist in the cloud category for the 2013 Innovator Awards, presented by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). The Innovator awards honor technology pioneers within the region who have brought groundbreaking innovations to market that have delivered significant impact for their customers.
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Why The Big Data Systems of Tomorrow Will Mirror the Human Brain of Today

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Why The Big Data Systems of Tomorrow Will Mirror the Human Brain of Today

John Funge: When people think of big data, often it’s in terms of Hadoop clusters with gargantuan piles of data. Yet the human brain is still lightyears beyond these systems in its ability to constantly monitor multiple input streams simultaneously, synthesize them into meaningful and unified models of the world, and take immediate action based on this sophisticated analysis.

While the Internet in its current incarnation is extremely well suited to answering queries by performing lookups on raw facts, feats of total consciousness that we perform with a yawn on our way to work escape even the most advanced supercomputers.
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Stream Processing Poised for Boost From Internet of Things

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Stream Processing Poised for Boost From Internet of Things

Ian B. Murphy: Soon, sensors on everything from cell phones to refrigerators will be sending constant streams of data, and there will be opportunities to unlock value and insights by combining streams and analyzing them on the fly. That will enable immediate actions.

Leo Scott, the CTO of the cloud-based stream processing platform BrightContext, said that his company has developed a new stream processing programming language called FunnelCake to give analysts better flexibility to handle the new streams. FunnelCake is a part of BrightContext’s recent 2.0 platform launch.
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Build your own data-stream mining NSA in the cloud with “FunnelCake”

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Build your own data-stream mining NSA in the cloud with “FunnelCake”

Sean Gallagher: BrightContext makes building complex stream processing systems as easy as filling out a Web form and writing a few lines of script. Now, nearly anyone can create their own miniature NSA data center in Amazon’s cloud. The language, called FunnelCake, looks a bit like SQL or JavaScript. But unlike SQL, it’s designed for never-ending queries against huge streams of data running in parallel.
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