D4M attempts to combine the advantages of five distinct processing technologies (sparse linear algebra, associative arrays, fuzzy algebra, distributed arrays, and triple-store/NoSQL databases such as Hadoop HBase and Apache Accumulo) to provide a database and computation system that addresses the problems associated with Big Data. 


Python is a high level programming language that aims to combine remarkable power with very clear syntax. Anaconda is a free cross-platform Python distribution from Continuum Analytics. It comes built in with various scientific Python packages such as NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Numba, etc.


Is no longer supported at MSI. 


HDF-EOS libraries are software libraries built on HDF libraries. It supports three data structures for remote sensing data: Grid, Point and Swath. There are two versions of HDF-EOS libraries: HDF-EOS2 and HDF-EOS5. There are also other libraries and programming interfaces that can be used to access NASA HDF and HDF-EOS data.