SemaGrow envisages to develop the scalable, efficient, and robust data services needed to take full advantage of the data-intesive and inter-disciplinary Science of 2020 and to re-shape the way that data analysis techniques are applied to the heterogeneous data cloud. As the trend to open up data and provide them freely on the Internet intensifies, the opportunities to create added value by combining and cross-indexing heterogeneous data at a large scale increase. To seize them, infrastructure is needed that is not only efficient, real-time responsive and scalable but is also flexible and robust enough to welcome data in any schema and form and to transparently relegate and translate queries from a unifying end-point to the multitude of data services that make up the open data cloud.
SemaGrow carries out fundamental databases research and develops methods and infrastructure that will be rigorously tested on three large-scale current use cases as well as on their projected data growth beyond project's end: SemaGrow is laying the foundations for the scalable, efficient, and robust data services needed to take full advantage of the data-intensive and inter-disciplinary Science of 2020.
European Research Consortium Project