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Big data has been a very big thing for the NIH for some time. But this fall the NIH will benefit from a new ability to combine and compare separate institute grant data sets in a single data lake.

With the help of MapR, the NIH created a five-server cluster – with approximately 150 terabytes of raw storage – that will be able to “accumulate that data, manipulate the data and clean it, and then apply analytics tools against it,” explains Chuck Lynch, senior IT specialist, National Institutes of Health Office of Portfolio Analysis and Office of the Director.



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