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Big data: How a software firm is helping the BBC and PA deal with vast Olympics data

Journalism.co.uk :: The first day of each Olympics generates more data than the entire previous Games, according to MarkLogic, a data software specialist that is providing the BBC and the Press Association with a way of processing data on the games. The firm has built a database to manage the unstructured information and data in a variety of forms, including images, video and text, generated by the publishers.

A report by Sarah Marshall, www.journalism.co.uk

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