StreamInsight Demos

Microsoft StreamInsight™ is a powerful platform that you can use to develop and deploy complex event processing (CEP) applications. Mohamed Ali’s presentation on StreamInsight has been an all-time favorite at our Open Data for Open Science workshops, even when he had to present remotely via Skype over limited internet bandwidth. His My Campus Walk demo…


Big Data Requires Big Bandwidth – more demos

I mean, big data requires big internet bandwidth to present. Started in one of our own computer labs on Microsoft campus, since ODOS2011, we have been having great success with our ODOS presentations. Sometimes, I forgot how heavily dependent our live demos are on the internet connection. At the eSceince2012 last week, some of the…


OData Overview and Sample

Andy Conrad of Microsoft SQL did wonderful presentations on OData at the recent Microsoft Research ODOS workshops. Andy’s presentation deck and OData sample code is in the attached. Please email e3env@microsoft.com if you have any comments and/or would like more information. OData Introductio and Sample Code.zip


An Example of the 4th Paradigm in Teaching & Learning Practice

As appraised by many leading astronomical researchers, WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is one of the best implementations of Virtual Observatory (VO), or “big data observatory” nowadays. Meanwhile, we also believe that natural user interface (NUI), such as the Kinect device, can be used to enhance the VO experience. As we are exploring how we may put…