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pwclogoSherlock, a Urika graph-analytics appliance,” says Nick Nystrom, The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center director of strategic applications, “provides a unique capability for discovering new patterns and relationships in data.”

Analyst Research

Looking for Risk - Applying Graph Analytics to Risk Management
(August, 2013)
Now is the right time for financial institutions to implement scalable data discovery using graph analytics. Technology advances have helped meet key data management and business challenges. This report covers best practices from YarcData, which Chartis believes is a leading platform for iterative, interactive discovery using graph analytics.

451 Research: YarcData discovers its place in the analytic database ecosystem
(Matt Aslett, May 23, 2013)
Having recently completed its first year of operation, Cray's YarcData graph database-appliance business has now established its place in the database landscape, providing a platform for the discovery of relationships between data as part of exploratory analysis approaches that promise to encourage businesses to ask new questions, and to reveal new business insights.

IDC: Finding High-Value Relationships in Big Data (May, 2013)
This paper examines the dynamics of the formative market for high-performance data analysis (HPDA). The emphasis is on challenges, such as fraud detection, cybersecurity, and insider threats, that are increasingly crucial for both government and commercial organizations to address. Tackling these problems requires moving beyond today's needle-in-a-haystack searches for items already known to exist in a database. The essential challenge presented by these problems is to discover hidden patterns and relationships - things you didn't know were there - in real time or near real time.

Gartner: YarcData's Urika Shows Big Data Is More Than Hadoop and Data Warehouses
(Carl Claunch, September 11, 2012)
The hype about big data is mostly on Hadoop or data warehouses, but big data involves a much wider and varied set of needs, practices and technologies. We offer recommendations for IT organizations seeking a solution to "graph" problems, including use of the Urika graph appliance.

451 Research: Cray's YarcData claims early success for graph database appliance
(Matt Aslett, August 10, 2012)
The launch of YarcData earlier this year gave supercomputing specialist Cray a graph database appliance with which to target enterprise interest in 'big data' technologies. The YarcData division appears to be off to a good start, and has outlined its plans to increase adoption of its Urika appliance over the next few years.