High-Performance Engineering

Big Data is messy. We build distributed, AI-enhanced pipelines to transform billions of data points into visual insights in real time. Here are some examples from our blog below.

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Introducing Uncharted Salt
Open source, multi-scale big data visualization

Sean McIntyre
December 22, 2015

One of the questions we’ve spent a lot of time pondering over the years is a deceptively simple one - How do we visualize billions of data points? To understand why this is a difficult question to answer, let’s look at two popular approaches.

Continuous Integration with Apache Spark

Sean McIntyre
November 6, 2015

We’ve been writing libraries for Spark at Uncharted for several years, and continuous integration involving the Spark runtime has always been a difficult thing to accomplish. Common approaches, such as creating a Spark context within a standard Scala runtime, can fail to accurately emulate nuances of the distributed Spark environment. I’d like to share a solution we’ve developed for creating a native Spark test environment within TravisCI.

Uncharted wins Most Innovative NASA World Wind Application

October 1, 2012