Archive for Big Data

Thoughts from the Elephant in the Room: Big Data, Analytics, and Data Management for Industrial Control

IIoT Viewpoints is always on the lookout for disruptive IIoT-enabled solutions that address longstanding problems. ARC interviewed Vish Avasarala, Co-founder of Saint Software Consultants, and Kenneth Smith, General Manager, Energy at Hortonworks about how Big Data, analytics, and data management systems can help industrial companies optimize operations performance.  Today we present part one of two. […]

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Maersk Drilling to boost drilling efficiency through IIoT-Enabled solutions

ARC has been screaming from the mountain top for some time now that upstream oil & gas can be a large beneficiary of leveraging the benefits of IIoT-enabled solutions such as analytics, machine learning and enhanced communications. Operators, independent E&P firms, and industry stakeholders are desperate to seek solutions that will help reduce costs, increase […]

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Transferring Data to the Cloud… by Truck

No, this is not a joke, you read that correctly.  Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company’s cloud business, is without question a success.  AWS is building up large data centers to sell access and offer services to the cloud to anyone who asks for it.  Customers can not only store their data and take advantage […]

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Lots of IIoT, Analytics and, Yes, Even Some Talk of Drones at ARC Forum

Having just come off the high of attending a record turnout at the 21st ARC Industry Forum I wanted to summarize some of the key highlights on IIoT and analytics that I saw (would be interested to learn what others’ takeaways were) in Orlando during the week of February 6th through 9th. There was just […]

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Exxon Mobil sets record in high performance oil and gas reservoir computing

ARC has opined before its belief that the oil & gas industry was “Big Data” before the term Big Data became what it is today and how the industry sometimes exhibits a split personality when it comes to the use (and no use) of IIoT-enabled solutions in certain operational areas. We find it rather ironic […]

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