Cloud services as a platform leveraging big data: Tentatively named the
Tentatively named the Convergence Services Platform in an announcement dated August 30, 2011
 Compound event processing:
A method of processing data in which each piece of data being constantly collected is treated as an event. The transition state for the event is repeatedly monitored, and when a pre-specified condition is reached, it triggers a scheduled process in which an operation is processed at high speed in memory. It is also referred to as complex event processing (CEP).
 Binary stream:
In contrast to data taking a routine form, such as in the form of letters or numbers, a binary stream is data sent in a special binary form, such as audio or video data.
Rules are created as customer applications and require registration through portal services.
In the context of data integration, federation is a method of virtually integrating data in which the virtual view of data to be accessed by a user is defined in advance. In this way, when the user makes an inquiry regarding the virtual view, the information required to respond to the inquiry is collected from the data source and integrated into the response to the user. The information taking the form of the virtual view appears as if it actually exists.
 Service mash-up technology:
A method of constructing web services in which multiple web services are assembled to created the required web service.
A method of providing information that aims to be useful to the user by selectively providing the information that each user needs or information that is appropriate to the status of each user.
Unlike museum curators, these collect, analyze, and share data based on a specific set of criteria.
 Multivariate analysis:
A statistical method of analysis that finds interrelationships between variables, taking data that relates to multiple variables as a starting point. This can be used to find, for example, relationships in data between age, sex, and purchasing history.
 Machine learning:
A method for discovering patterns, rules, and knowledge in massive bodies of data without human involvement, and using these to understand the present and predict the future.
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Date: 16 January, 2012
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