22 May, 2014 Posted by:

IMSC receives Microsoft Azure Cloud Research Project Grant

IMSC Associate Director, Seon Ho Kim, received Microsoft Azure Cloud Research Project grant on Cloud-based MediaQ for Big Data in Social Media. As an in-kind fund, he can use a large amount of MS Azure resources (for example, 32 servers, 10 TB storage, 1 billion transactions, SQL, etc.) for the cloud-based MediaQ system development. Dr. Kim has been leading the development of MediaQ system (http://imsc.usc.edu/mediaq.html) for the past years and MediaQ is about to be released and tested in seven countries world widely.

This Azure grant is a timely and needed help in developing the next generation cloud-based MediaQ in the near future. More details can be found in http://research.microsoft.com/en-US/projects/azure/projects.aspx.