Researchers at Rice University are taking some BOLD steps to get a handle on the enormous amount of Big Data being generated by campus scientists.

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That’s BOLD as in Big data and Optical Lightpaths-Driven networked system research infrastructure. While their acronym doesn’t quite work, the researchers are hoping the network itself will be the solution that the university needs to better hone massive amounts of information.

"Advances in computing and sensing technologies have led to a similar problem...

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