Inside SAP’s Data Analytics Startup

Inside SAP’s Data Analytics Startup

When Helen Arnold agreed to move 6,000 miles from Germany to Mountain View to head up SAP Data Network, the longtime SAP executive faced some big challenges. Read more…

Power Laws and the Never-Ending Big Data Boom

Power Laws and the Never-Ending Big Data Boom

We’re about a decade into the big data boom, which may seem like a lifetime for those who have worked through it. Read more…

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

Organizations are best served security-wise if they favor and adopt open source technology — especially enterprise open source — Read more…

Why Relying on Data Hygienists Is Not a Realistic Way to Ensure Bias-Free AI

Why Relying on Data Hygienists Is Not a Realistic Way to Ensure Bias-Fre...

There has been a lot of buzz lately around the new career paths that will crop up as artificial intelligence (AI) systems become more commonplace. Read more…

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Microsoft Acquires AI Specialist Bonsai

AI services startup Bonsai has been acquired by early investor Microsoft, giving the software giant another automation tool dubbed machine teaching that abstracts machine learning steps so subject experts can train autonomous systems to accomplish specific tasks. Read more…

Immuta Cashes In on Data Privacy Scramble

Immuta Inc., the data management for AI vendor, said it will use a $20 million funding round to establish a European beachhead in London as it sharpens its focus on helping enterprises develop “ethical” AI algorithms that comply with new European privacy rules as well as possible U.S. Read more…

Cellular Carriers Swear Off Location Data Sales

All four major cellular carriers in the U.S. today pledged to stop selling real-time location data of its cellular phone users to a collection of third-party data brokers, delivering a blow to what a U.S. Read more…

CrateDB Raises Cash, Upgrades Machine Data Platform

Startup Crate.io’s strategy of advancing an open source scale-out SQL database as an alternative to complex NoSQL versions for handling fast-moving machine data appears to be paying dividends with the close of an early funding round and the release of an upgraded version of its platform. Read more…

Hortonworks Looks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Footprints

Organizations these days demand to run their big data workloads wherever and whenever they want – in their own private data centers, in public clouds, on the edge, and every which way in between. Hortonworks acknowledged that reality today by announcing expanded cloud partnerships with Google, Microsoft, and IBM. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes (June 2018)

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Read more…

Streaming SQL for Real-Time Analytics

Streaming analytics is moving into the mainstream as more enterprises capitalize on the technology to gain greater efficiency, competitiveness, and profitability. In fact, the streaming analytics market will grow to $13.7 billion by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate of 34.8%, according to Markets and Markets. Read more…

BI Vendors Sliced and Diced on G2’s Grid

If you’re on the hunt for better business intelligence software – and really, who isn’t these days? – you likely are reading some analyst reports on the topic. But all too often, those reports don’t reflect the experiences of real-world users. Read more…

Anaconda: Data Science Exiting Hadoop for the Cloud

Data scientists are embracing cloud-native frameworks as they move on from on-premises data infrastructure previously dominated by Hadoop, concludes a survey on the state of data science.

The shift is driven in part by the enterprise transition from merely managing big data to using machine learning and other connected data tools to glean insights in real time, according to the data science survey released this week by Python platform specialist Anaconda Inc. Read more…

DataOps Hiring Surges Thanks to ML, Real-Time Streaming

Nearly three-quarters of companies plan to hire a data operations (DataOps) professional in 2018, according to a new survey commissioned by Nexla, which says investment and interest in machine learning, artificial intelligence, advanced and real-time analytics is driving the demand. Read more…

TigerGraph Offers Graph Database Test Drive

TigerGraph, the startup that emerged last fall with a new native parallel graph database, released a free “developer edition” this week with the goal of giving potential users a test drive and a means of comparing the graph analytics platform with competitors like Amazon Neptune and Neo4j. Read more…

Can Blockchain Help ML and AI?

It can be difficult not to get caught up in the hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrencies, such as the notoriously volatile Bitcoin. “They will completely revolutionize the world!” (or so we’re told). Such lofty claims usually turn out to be wrong, but could the combination of blockchain and machine learning/artificial intelligence actually generate real value for real people? Read more…

Sumo Logic Broadens Reach Into Modern Machine Data

Sumo Logic today announced a range of new features in its cloud-based analytics platform that should improve its customers’ capability to glean operational and security insights from machine data emanating from modern applications.

Sumo Logic previously offered support for applications running in Docker containers and orchestrated using Kubernetes. Read more…


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