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Machine learning is the technology that allows businesses to make sense of vast quantities of data, make better decisions, and ultimately bring better services to consumers. From personalized recommendations to fraud detection, from sentiment analysis to personalized medicine, machine learning provides the technology to adapt services to individual needs. For all the value that it brings, machine learning technology has a high cost. Building a predictive application is a multi-stage and iterative process that requires a plethora of people, systems Read more…
There are several ways you can go about obtaining the advanced analytic capabilities needed to extract insights from large amounts of data. You can outsource the whole thing to a services firm, you can buy pre-built applications for a specific industry, or you can buy tools that will let you build what you need. Last week, Gartner rated the top 16 such build-it-yourself tools in the advanced analytics category. The “Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms” that Gartner delivered last Read more…
Talk about information overload. If you were one of the lucky 5,000 to attend the Strata + Hadoop World conference last week, then you were subject to a marathon session of big data keynotes delivered continually for the better part of two days. It’s understandable that you missed out on some of the big data news announced at the show, including Cray’s new Hadoop appliance, or the latest tools from Revolution Analytics and Tableau. Don’t worry: We’ll get you back Read more…
Revolution Analytics today debuted AdviseR, a new services offering for data scientists who need a little help coding in R. For $795 per person per year, R coders can get access to Revolution’s R experts and knowledgebase, providing a guiding hand for everything from installing R to optimizing R programs. R has blossomed into the language for doing hardcore data science. When it comes to writing programs to perform advanced analytics, linear and non-linear modeling, forecasting, classification, clustering, statistical functions, Read more…
Organizations that are looking to apply statistical analysis to data stored in their Hadoop clusters got a shot in the arm today when Revolution Analytics formally announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise version 7 (RRE7), the newest version of its parallelized library of R statistical functions.
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Microsoft has a lot of irons in the fire. Always has and always will. But judging from its recent acquisition of Revolution Analytics, the early success of its hosted machine learning service, and the forthcoming public launch of a MapReduce analog called “Cosmos,” the Redmond, Washington software giant is set to make big data an even bigger part of its go-to-market strategy. Microsoft is reportedly gearing up to publicly launch a new big data storage and crunching service called Cosmos, Read more…
According to Jeffrey Breen of Think Big Analytics, the last twelve months has seen more companies move from experimentation in Hadoop to actual implementation. With that being said, 60 percent of the 2000 people that joined a live webinar conducted by Breen and hosted by Revolution Analytics were still in the test stage with Hadoop.
This week during an interview, David Rich, the new CEO of Revolution Analytics, shed light on his future at the helm of Revolution Analytics. He provided a sense of what the company faces as the world of analytics gains unprecedented….
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Fusionex, a multi-award winning software provider specialising in Analytics and Big Data, and Revolution Analytics, a world-class provider of enterprise R in the Big Data space, announced a significant technology partnership to make R-based predictive analytics more accessible and scalable for enterprises via Fusionex GIANT.
Revolution Analytics, the only commercial provider of open source R software, today announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) via the AWS Marketplace. RRE 7 is the industry’s only Big Data Big Analytics platform powered by R, the standard for modern analytics. Now, customers will have on-demand access to high-performance predictive analytics to accelerate growth, optimize operations, and expedite data insight and discovery from any place at any time. RRE 7 on AWS Marketplace includes extended support for Linux and Windows users.
Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics, today announced that it will be hosting a “14 for 14: Analytics Predictions for 2014,” Webinar to discuss how the Big Data and analytics market will evolve in the next year.
Alteryx today announced that for the first time, analysts and business users can easily create and run sophisticated predictive analytics directly on data stored in CDH (Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop).
Revolution Analytics, the only commercial provider of open source R software, today announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7), the only Big Data Big Analytics platform powered by R, the standard for modern analytics.