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Oita and Miyazaki prefectures employee two of local IT shops

Posted in Government by Agile Cat on January 14, 2010

Jan.14 – Both of prefectures employee two of local IT shops to build the experimental government office systems. Those shops established an union named Public Administration Kyushu OLGO Union will use a data center of Asahi Kasei Networks of Nobeoka, Miyazaki. Including Nagasaki, the local government cloud in Kyushu heats up!

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Kyushu University joined to the cloud of IBM and Google

Posted in Hadoop, Social by Agile Cat on September 9, 2009

Kyushu University joined to IBM/Google Cloud Computing University Initiative, as a first comer from Japanese universities. Same as Washington University, Carnegie Mellon University, and MIT, the university will be able to use larger clusters provides by IBM and Google.

Kyushuu University focuses on 3D maps, Hadoop distributed programming environment, and the relationship between private and public clouds.

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