Ilmenau University of Technology Partners With Objectivity to Leverage the Power of the InfiniteGraph Distributed Graph Database in Its Technology Courses and Research
SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 18, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Objectivity, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with Ilmenau
University of Technology, to bring the power of InfiniteGraph, the
only distributed graph database (DGDB), into its courses and
research. For more than 20 years, Objectivity has been companies from
the Department of Defense to Ericsson and CUNA Mutual tackle the
hurdles of Big Data. InfiniteGraph is the only commercial graph
database that can process billions of edges and nodes in a
distributed environment. Through this partnership Ilmenau will teach
students about cutting edge uses for the graph database and how to
build applications and research that leverage its real-time analysis.
"At Ilmenau our goal is to introduce students from around the world
to the very cutting edge of technology and skill them in its
practical uses. Understanding and discovering the information within
Big Data is something that every institution struggles with from
research to course curriculum. InfiniteGraph brings a new level or
research and teaching capabilities that expand our ability to explore
the reaches of current technologies and methodologies in graph data
management and analysis," said Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Sattler Database &
Information Systems Group, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany.
Professor Sattler is working with the Objectivity team on a graph
project that will allow users to traverse a Big Data visualization
and explore its relationships using Microsoft Kinect. Ilmenau hosts
more than 7000 students of which more than 1500 are Internationals.
The University of Technology is one of the campuses highlights and
key programs that brings students, professors and professionals from
all over the world.
"When companies and organizations are looking to truly analyze Big
Data, they need proven and tested technologies that can be scaled to
meet their diverse environments," said Jay Jarell, President and CEO
of Objectivity. "Partnering with a world-renowned technology
University allows us to introduce the next generation of
entrepreneurs, data scientist, researchers and visionaries to the
importance of identifying, analyzing and managing the connections
About Ilmenau University
The Ilmenau University of Technology is a German public research
university located in Ilmenau, Thuringia, Germany. It was founded in
1894, it contains a total of 5 academic departments (faculties) and
has about 7,200 undergraduate students. Research and education at
Ilmenau University of Technology is focused on engineering with
strong links to economics and natural sciences. It is the only
university in the federal state of Thueringen with the title
"Technische Universitaet." Today's university began life in 1894 as
the "Thueringisches Technikum," a private training college. This took
on the status of Hochschule fuer Elektrotechnik (HfE) before becoming
the Technische Hochschule (TH) and 1992 being accorded the title of
Technische Universitaet (TU).
About Objectivity, Inc.
Since 1988 Objectivity, Inc. has been the Enterprise NoSQL leader,
helping customers harness the power of Big Data. Our leading edge
technologies: InfiniteGraph, The Distributed Graph Database(TM) and
Objectivity/DB, a distributed and scalable object management
database, enable organizations to discover hidden relationships for
improved Big Data analytics and develop applications with significant
time-to-market advantages and technical cost savings, achieving
greater return on data related investments.
Objectivity, Inc. is committed to our customers' success, with
representatives worldwide. Our clients include: AWD Financial, CUNA
Mutual, Draeger Medical, Ericsson, McKesson, IPL, Siemens and the US
Department of Defense. Visit Objectivity for more information:
SOURCE: Objectivity Inc.
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