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Memray Shines a Light on Python-C/C++ Memory Problems

Data scientists and other developers who are frustrated with the inability to see what’s going on with their hybrid Python-C/C++ applications will appreciate Memray, a new open source memory profiler created by Bloombe Read more…

Imply Raises $100M Series D to Make Developers the Heroes of Analytics

Imply, the company behind the open source analytics database called Apache Druid, announced a $100 million Series D round today, bringing its total valuation to $1.1 billion. “What started as three friends working a Read more…

Google Debuts LaMDA 2 Conversational AI System and AI Test Kitchen

At its annual developer conference last week, Google announced the second release of its conversational AI system, LaMDA, which stands for Language Models for Dialogue Applications. Google says LaMDa 2 is a more finely t Read more…

A DECADE OF DATANAMI: 2011-2021

Check out our special Decade of Datanami series, which chronicled the major advances in the fields of big data from 2011 to 2021. From the rise of Apache Spark to the rapid expansion of the cloud, Datanami has been there Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: May 2022 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…

MIT Advances Unsupervised Computer Vision with ‘STEGO’

Training machine learning models often means working with labeled data. For computer vision tasks, this might look, for instance, like an hour of camera footage from a car, meticulously sectioned by humans to designate r Read more…

The Six New Rules of Data

Ajeet Singh, the co-founder and executive chairman of ThoughtSpot, may have resembled Doc Brown more than Moses. But that didn’t stop him from handing down six new rules of data yesterday at the Beyond 2022 conference. Read more…

In Search of the Data Dream Team

When it comes to succeeding at big data, the people you put in place are just as important--if not more important--than the products and technologies you use. One of the folks exploring the intersection of people and dat Read more…

Graft Emerges from Stealth to Make the AI of the 1% Accessible to the 99%

A new cloud-native platform for artificial intelligence capabilities, Graft, has launched out of stealth with $4.5 million in pre-seed funding. Graft says its platform “distills the AI infrastructure and workflows t Read more…

Google Cloud Launches New Postgres-Compatible Database, AlloyDB

Google Cloud today unveiled AlloyDB, a new database designed to deliver the high-end performance and reliability features that enterprises demand while maintaining compatibility with the open source PostgreSQL database A Read more…

ThoughtSpot Prepares for Next Decade of Data

ThoughtSpot turns 10 next month, a birthday that seems at odds with the enormous changes the data analytics company has lived through the past three years. Here at its Beyond 2022 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thought Read more…

How to Stop Failing at Data

Innovate or die. It’s one of the few universal rules of business, and it’s one of the main reasons we continue to invest so heavily in data. Only through data can we get the key insights we need to innovate faster, s Read more…

New KX Report Analyzes Business Impact of Real-time Analytics

Real-time analytics, also known as streaming analytics, is a subset of data analytics that helps businesses obtain real-time insights and predictions from large volumes of data to allow for optimal, immediate decision ma Read more…

Ocient Emerges with NVMe-Powered Exascale Data Warehouse

There’s only about 1,000 organizations in the world with exascale data analytics problems currently, but Chris Gladwin, the CEO and co-founder of Ocient, knows who most of them are. In the coming months, the tech entre Read more…

GIST Researchers Make Robot Vision Breakthrough

Robot vision increasingly pervades processes ranging from manufacturing—where robots have to manipulate difficult objects—and autonomous driving—where cars have to identify and respond to different kinds of obstacl Read more…

AI That Works on Behalf of Workers

Individuals have grown used to the existence of invasive data collection and processing practices that benefit businesses but offer little to no value to them at the end of the day. But what if employees could turn the A Read more…

Galileo Emerges from Stealth with Collaborative MLOps Platform

There’s a new player in the hot MLOps market: Galileo. Founded by Google and Uber AI alumni, the company emerged from stealth this week with $5.1 million in seed funding. Galileo is an intelligence platform for unst Read more…

New ‘CALF’ Algorithm Identifies Data Patterns, Predicts Risk for Disease

LASSO regression—short for “least absolute shrinkage and selection operator”—is considered a gold standard for identifying patterns in data. Now, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Renaissance Computing Institu Read more…

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