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3-D Printing Could Offer Savings On Replica Lab Kit

Working replicas of expensive scientific equipment could be made for a fraction of conventional cost using cheap 3-D printers, possibly saving developing world labs thousands of dollars each time, says a researcher whose book on the subject was published last year. This and similar advances mean the age of appropriate technology — affordable, sustainable solutions designed and built to meet local needs — may be here, argues Joshua Pearce, a materials science and engineering professor at Michigan Technological University, United States, in an article in Physics World magazine.

Annual Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2017 Planned for Santa Clara, April 24-27, 2017

Press Release | Percona | October 18, 2016

Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced the success of Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2016, which took place October 3-5, 2016 at the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. Percona also announced that the Call for Papers for Percona Live Data Open Source Database Conference 2017, scheduled for April 24-27, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif., will be open until October 31 2016, and Super Saver registration discounts will be available until Nov 13, 2016. Next year’s conference in Europe will take place September 25-27, 2017, in Dublin, Ireland.

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i2b2 Foundation and tranSMART Foundation Announce Intent to Merge

Press Release | tranSMART Foundation | April 6, 2017

The two leading open-source foundations (The tranSMART Foundation and the i2b2 Foundation) in the healthcare and translational research space are merging into a single foundation to advance the field of precision medicine. These organizations provide open-source software and databases representing more than 100 million patient lives to thousands of physicians and scientists worldwide...

Open Source Databases Keep Chipping Away At Oracle’s Empire

Klint Finley | WIRED | January 7, 2015

The three fastest growing databases of 2014 were all open source, according to a new report from DB-Engines, a site that tracks popularity in the rapidly changing database marketplace...

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Open Source University Collaboration Platform Set to Spark Breakthroughs in Human, Animal Health

Press Release | Kansas State University | June 29, 2017

Human and animal health research is receiving a shot of adrenaline thanks to a collaboration with Kansas State University's Olathe and Manhattan campuses and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The project — 1Data — is designed to accelerate breakthroughs in human and animal health by establishing a new standard for analyzing cross-species health information...

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Ripple Foundation Launches EtherCIS To The World Of Healthcare

Press Release | Ripple Foundation | July 27, 2017

The world of healthcare can now begin to leverage the power and potential of the EtherCIS Clinical Data Repository. EtherCIS development has been supported by the non profit Ripple Foundation and this leading technology now provides the key foundation of its “showcase stack” and work towards an open platform in healthcare.  EtherCIS development is led by Christian Chevalley of ADOC Software Development and the EtherCIS technology is now the leading open source implementation of the openEHR standard in action (including AQL support). The openEHR standard has been adopted and implemented across healthcare systems throughout the world, representing the future of health IT. Read More »

Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 24, 2017 (All day) - April 27, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
The Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is the premier event for the diverse and active open source database community, as well as businesses that develop and use open source database software. The conferences have a technical focus with an emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and other open source databases. The conference is scheduled for April 24-27, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. Tackling subjects such as analytics, architecture and design, security, operations, scalability and performance, Percona Live provides in-depth discussions for high-availability, IoT, cloud, big data and other changing business needs.

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Percona University Berlin 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 9, 2017 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Cathedral space of Rainmaking Loft / The Place Berlin
Charlottenstraße 2
Berlin
Germany

Percona University Berlin 2017 is one of a series of free and low-key half-day technical events hosted by Percona since 2013. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from open source database experts, ask these experts questions, and learn about solutions to database challenges from peers. As an educational event, Percona University events include presentations designed for "students" of all kinds, from beginners to professionals with years of experience in the database industry...

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Percona University Budapest 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 11, 2017 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Graphisoft Park
Záhony utca 7, 1031
Budapest
Hungary

Percona University Budapest 2017 is one of a series of free and low-key half-day technical events hosted by Percona since 2013. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from open source database experts, ask these experts questions, and learn about solutions to database challenges from peers. As an educational event, Percona University events include presentations designed for "students" of all kinds, from beginners to professionals with years of experience in the database industry...

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