Open Data at Barcelona Web Congress

At the Web Congress in Barcelona, ​​I attended a workshop on Open Data in wich Martín Alvarez Espinar, W3C Spanish Office's head, and Jordi Graells i Costa, coordinator of content and innovation of the Generalitat de Catalunya, explained what is the international initiative Open Data, and how it is developed in concrete projects in some communities of Spain, as Asturias and Catalonia.

RHIPE: Using Hadoop to analyze very large data with R

Hadoop is an Apache project that provides an environment that supports the management of large amounts of data. Such systems are typically used to support the large amount of information generated by great social networks, especially when relational databases are beginning to have problems of scalability, or the cost of growth is too high.