LEADS – Large-scale elastic architecture for Data as a Service

Focus: Investigating a novel approach based on a Data as a Service model for the real-time processing of private and public data that is economically viable and technically feasible even for small businesses. Developing means for gathering and storing publicly available data and providing a platform that facilities real-time data processing. LEADS will operate on a collection of micro-clouds, independent and geographically distributed.

Coordinator: Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Partnership: Technical University of Dresden, Germany; Technical University of Crete, Greece; Fundaciò Barcelona Media Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain; Red Hat, Ireland; AoTerra, Germany; Adidas, Germany

Impact: Enriching public data with private data, maintained and queried in a privacy-preserving manner on behalf of the client application. Facilitating the design of new data-driven services, simplifying their development by providing an open interface. Reducing costs so that SMEs can also develop and operate such services.

Funding: European Commission, DG CNECT, Software & Services, Cloud, 7th Framework Programme, FP7-ICT Call 8.

Position Paper: http://www.cloudwatchhub.eu/concertation-position-papers/leads-large-scale-elastic-architecture-data-service

Website: www.leads-project.eu