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Looker Spies Next Step In Data-Based Evolution

Looker Spies Next Step In Data-Based Evolution

Every company evolves, and some evolve faster than others, which appears to be the case with Looker. At its JOIN 2018 conference here in San Francisco, Looker’s next step seems tantalizingly close, just around the corner. Read more…

Kubernetes Is a Prime Catalyst in AI and Big Data’s Evolution

Kubernetes Is a Prime Catalyst in AI and Big Data’s Evolution

Kubernetes is becoming synonymous with cloud-native computing. As an open-source platform, it enables development, deployment, orchestration and management of containerized microservices across multicloud ecosystems. Read more…

Mining New Opportunities in Text Analytics

Mining New Opportunities in Text Analytics

Words. They’re piling up at an enormous rate, but what do they all mean? According to text analytics experts, in the rush to utilize AI, companies are missing the opportunity to use well-established techniques to harness the meanings, trends, and human emotions embodied in all those words, and in the process become a contextually driven enterprise. Read more…

Seizing Business Opportunities at the Speed of Thought

Seizing Business Opportunities at the Speed of Thought

When Sudheesh Nair suddenly left the president’s post at Nutanix to occupy the CEO seat at ThoughtSpot earlier this year, it raised a few eyebrows. Read more…

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Anodot Gains Patents for Anomaly Detection

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, announced a pair of U.S. patent awards this week covering its autonomous analytics framework.

The analytics vendor said Thursday (Oct. Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

Google Cloud is extending the reach of its BigQuery data warehouse deeper into Europe, enabling users to store data and perform analytics in the countries where they operate.

Regional availability of data storage and analytics was introduced in London this week with a phased rollout across Europe scheduled for later in the year, Google announced during a company event in the British capital on Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

Nvidia Platform Pushes GPUs into Machine Learning, High Performance Data Analytics

GPU leader Nvidia, generally associated with deep learning, autonomous vehicles and other higher-end AI-related workloads (and gaming, of course), is mounting an open source end-to-end GPU acceleration platform and ecosystem directed at machine learning and data analytics, domains heretofore within the CPU realm. Read more…

Microsoft Extends ML Framework

The latest release of Microsoft’s machine learning framework incorporates a new API intended to help .NET developers train models for improved predictions in uses cases like image classification and speech translation.

Microsoft said the 0.6 version of its ML.NET machine learning framework released this week expands the number of data pipelines that can be used to build machine learning models. Read more…

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver “answers” to customers, not more analytics.

Analytics, it seems, is no longer the short answer to the hard question of how we should make sense of data. Read more…

From NSA Whistleblowers to Analytics Entrepreneurs

A pair of NSA analysts who blew the whistle on the spy agency’s misuse of their security and privacy controls have come out of retirement to form a startup providing data analytics services based on a proprietary “decision intelligence” framework. Read more…

Automation Is The Answer To Our Changing Demographics

“Automation can be the ally of our prosperity if we will just look ahead, if we will understand what is to come, and if we will set our course wisely after proper planning for the future” – Read more…

Elastic IPO Expected to Raise $250M

Elastic went public today on the New York Stock Exchange in what could be one of the big data industry’s hottest IPOs of the year.

Elastic started selling shares this morning under the ticker symbol ESTC at $36 per share. Read more…

ML Enlisted to Slow the Spread of Fake News

As should be obvious by now, traditional fact-checking methods have failed to stop “fake news” from spreading like wildfire via social media circuits.

While platforms like Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) are developing new algorithms for ferreting out fake new that woulod supplement a planned army of human moderators, others are taking more pro-active approaches. Read more…

Reaction to Hortonworks-Cloudera Mega Merger

“I didn’t see this coming.” That was a common reaction to yesterday’s news that Hortonworks and Cloudera are combining forces in a blockbuster $5.2-billion merger. Sentiment was mostly positive, especially among people who worked with the two vendors, but questions remain about the merger’s impact. Read more…

Cloudera and Hortonworks to Merge in $5.2 Billion Deal

Cloudera and Hortonworks, the two leading companies backing Hadoop distributions and fierce head-to-head rivals,  today made the unlikely announcement that they plan to merge, creating a single company under the Cloudera banner that will focus on “edge to AI” Read more…

MLflow Opens Up to R

Data scientists who work within the R environment can now partake of MLflow, the open source project that Databricks released earlier this year to help manage workflows associated with machine learning development and production lifecycles. Read more…

SQream Adds Power9 to GPU Data Warehouse

Data warehouse vendor SQream Technologies, which recently claimed a 15-fold performance increase with the latest release of its SQreamDB, has now added support for IBM’s Power9 architecture to its GPU-accelerated database.

The New York-based database specialist with R&D operations in Tel Aviv, Israel, announced during an IBM OpenPower event in Europe on Wednesday (Oct. Read more…


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