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Why Young Developers Don’t Get Knowledge Graphs

Business is booming these days for graph databases--maybe it took COVID to show us how connected everything is--and that’s good news for Franz, which develops a semantic graph database called AllegroGraph. Just the sam Read more…

Why Is SAS Going Public?

SAS surprised the analytics community for the second time in a month this morning when it announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of stock. The company has penciled in 2024 as the year it will go public--jus Read more…

AI Takes the Stage at the Summer Olympics

It might not be obvious from the TV coverage, but the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (which of course are being held in 2021) are infused with big data and AI to an extent never before experienced in an Olympic games. It’s bee Read more…

A Decade of Datanami: 2011-2021

2015 – Spark Takes the Big Data World by Storm

When Cal Berkeley’s AMPLab released Spark as an open source product back in 2010, nobody could have foreseen the huge impact that it would have on the big data ecosystem – an impact that continues to this day. Read more…

DataRobot Nabs $300M, Algorithmia

In a move to solidify its position in the emerging market for enterprise AI platforms, DataRobot today announced the completion of a $300 million Series G round of funding at a valuation of $6.3 billion. The Boston compa Read more…

How Coke Bottlers Save Millions with AI

Retailers around the country rely on a network of nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers to manufacture and ship cases of liquid refreshments. It’s a finely tuned supply chain, and it ultimately serves customers well Read more…

Containerized Storage with Kubernetes Goes Mainstream in the Large Enterprise

Released in 2014 as an open-source system for automating the deployment and management of containerized applications, Kubernetes has come a long way in the past seven years. It was first created by Google and then turned Read more…

Couchbase Pops in Stock Market Debut

NoSQL database maker Couchbase went public today with an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, successfully selling millions of shares at $24 a pop, slightly above the range it gave earlier. B Read more…

There’s a NoSQL Database for That

While relational databases still dominate IT budgets, many new development projects are turning to NoSQL databases, which have emerged in recent years to serve all sorts of interesting use cases. Relational databases wil Read more…

What AI Experts Fear from AI

Rogue AIs. Algorithmic bias. Job losses. These are some of the outcomes that AI developers fear will come from their work, according to a new report issued today by the Deloitte AI Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Comme Read more…

Why Embedded Analytics Are the Foundation of a Successful Application

Is your application starting to become irrelevant? Or, put another way, is your application focusing only on facilitating the transactional parts of the customer interaction process while missing an opportunity to als Read more…

Three-Quarters of CCPA Violations Fixed within 30 Days

Seventy-five percent of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) violations reported to the California Department of Justice by residents are fixed within 30 day, according to California Attorney General Rob Bonta, who Read more…

Nvidia Inference Engine Keeps BERT Latency Within a Millisecond

It’s a shame when your data scientists dial in the accuracy on a deep learning model to a very high degree, only to be forced to gut the model for inference because of resource constraints. But that will seldom be the Read more…

What’s the Big IDea? A Single Platform for Privacy, Security, and Governance

Companies today are struggling to manage their sprawling data estates, and to minimize the risks that they pose. Vendors are furiously building tools to help ease that pain. But the disconnected nature of point-tool deve Read more…

New Deep Learning Tool Predicts Bioactivity, Identifies Therapeutics

In the COVID era, computational biology is having a heyday – and machine learning is playing a massive role. With billions upon billions of compounds to search through for any given therapeutic application, strictly br Read more…

Neural Network Identifies Dangerous Mosquitoes

Not all mosquitoes are created equal – but telling where the most dangerous, disease-spreading mosquitoes are proliferating is often a difficult task. This difficult task is also necessary for the containment of viruse Read more…

AI Reveals the Secrets of the Narwhals

The narwhal, a whimsical unicorn of the Arctic seas that is often mistaken for a myth, is difficult to study. The (relatively) minute whales live far from human population centers and hunt for food deep (up to a thousand Read more…

Beyond Dashboards: The Importance of Storytelling with Data

Becoming a data-driven organization is more than just being able to measure the world and assigning figures to the phenomena we absorb. To truly benefit from the great progress we have made in data collection, storage, a Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: July 2021 Edition

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…

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