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Are Revolutionary Approaches on Horizon for Big Data and Cloud Integration?

I know the Terminator mythology dictates that Skynet is a military system, but personally, I think we might want to keep tabs on IBM.

Everyone knows about Watson, which topped PC Magazine’s “Five Real Computer Systems That Could Become Skynet” list back in 2011. And we know IBM is putting Watson to work in new, more commercial ways.

But a recent CMSWire article, “Has IBM Just Changed the Big Data Analytics Market?” only adds to my suspicions.

IBM announced this week it would offer a new type of Big Data solution — the Accelerated Discovery Lab (ADLab), which is based in IBM’s Almaden facility in San Jose.