Big Data refers to a category of information that possess at least one of these characteristics:
Data Science is a cross-disciplinary study of data to extract knowledge and insights in various forms, either structured of unstructured. It often is a combination of data mining, statistics, and predictive analytics.
The service provides advice and support by leveraging a network of subject matter experts and IT professionals to plan, design, configure, install, and maintain Big Data and Data Science projects.
The service can help you to obtain the most appropriate resources to:
The service optimizes the work effort involved with Big Data and Data Science projects, allowing you the user to focus on the exploration, analysis, communication, and publication of information that comprises their research.
All consulting, negotiation, and distribution, data analysis and visualization support are free. The Data Science infrastructure varies in price, depending on the size and scope of the project. Grants are available from the Berkeley campus, High Performance/Supercomputer Centers, and from Cloud computing providers. Before entering into a Big Data or Data Science engagement, be sure to open a request ticket to find out what services are already available at Haas, U. C. Berkeley, UCOP, San Diego Supercomputer Center, XSEDE, and other collaborating institutions.
Schedule an appointment with a subject matter expert by contacting the Technology Solutions Help Desk by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), phone, or Service-Now web site (https://berkeley.service-now.com).