Aquamatix, a Structure: Europe LaunchPad company based in London, is trying to improve the world’s water networks with lots and lots of sensors. Fixing outdated infrastructure is expensive, but real-time data from deep inside can help target specific problems.
It’s not just U.S. companies such as Pinterest, Netflix and every SaaS startup under the sun that are running on cloud infrastructure. There are a lot of major European companies and organizations using cloud computing, too. Many of them will be at Structure: Europe.
Google has added another new capability to its BigQuery analytics service. This one lets users derive correlation values between similar data points, something Google highlighed using sensor data from its recent I/O conference.
Marathon is a new framework that turns Mesos — a favorite of Twitter — into a more dynamic tool for running different applications on a single set of machines. Marathon comes from a startup called Mesosphere, founded by two former Airbnb engineers who know Mesos cold.