Follow Datanami:
COVID Brings Clarity to Emerging Tech Investments

COVID Brings Clarity to Emerging Tech Investments

The novel coronavirus is having a devastating impact on people, killing hundreds of thousands while sickening tens of millions more. Read more…

The Impact of Data Regulations on Contact Centers

The Impact of Data Regulations on Contact Centers

There was a time that running a contact center was as simple as handing inbound and outbound phone calls. Read more…

R and Python: The Data Science Dynamic Duo

R and Python: The Data Science Dynamic Duo

The language R is in the midst of a sizzling resurgence this summer. One might hypothesize that this growth is coming at the expense of Python, by far the dominant language for data science. Read more…

Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

The amount of attention paid to Kubernetes has increased substantially over the past couple of years. What started out as a relatively obscure container management system open sourced by Google has turned into the must-have technology for running machine learning and advanced analytics applications, among other workloads. Read more…

Datanami Headlines

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

The Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. may be delighting baseball fans with his energetic style of play during this COVID-shortened season. But there’s plenty of excitement in the back office too, now that Major League Baseball has completed its migration to Google Big Query. Read more…

Data Analyst, Python Lead U.S. Job Searches

The data science skills gap has been well documented here and elsewhere. However, there appears to be a mismatch between talent supply and demand.

Curiously, U.S. job hunters are most interested in data analyst positions that many companies claim they are having trouble filling. Read more…

Timescale Database Now Available in 76 Cloud Regions

Looking for a time-series database to power applications in a specific part of the world? If so, chances are good that Timescale has you covered with its hosted Timescale Cloud offering, which was recently expanded and now is available in 76 regions across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Read more…

Mobility Data Illuminates Climate Change Pathways for a Post-COVID-19 World

The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed human activity around the world, quieting nearly every aspect of pre-pandemic modern life. The effects of this global pause have been felt by civilians and researchers alike: skies have cleared, wildlife has spread, and even the ambient seismic noise produced by humans has shrunk by half. Read more…

Investors Flock to AI-based Drug Discovery

The application of convolutional neural network technology continues to expand beyond machine vision use cases to the red-hot drug discovery market.

The application of AI to new drug development has moved in fits and starts, including IBM’s (NYSE: Read more…

Models Trained to Keep the Trains Running

Steady advances in machine vision techniques such as convolutional neural networks powered by graphics processors and emerging technologies like neuromorphic silicon retina “event cameras” are creating a range of new predictive monitoring and maintenance use cases. Read more…

The Best of Both Worlds – Why a Hybrid Cloud Approach Makes Sense for Data Backup and Recovery

The use of hybrid cloud environments for office productivity, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and other business applications is no longer an exception – increasingly it is becoming the rule. Yet, until recently, hybrid cloud backup and recovery had remained an outlier in the movement to hybrid cloud environments.  Read more…

R Works Its Way Into Qubole’s Data Lake

Python may be the most popular language for data science today, but R isn’t far behind. In fact, R is experiencing a bit of a resurgence at the moment. That’s part of the reason that Qubole today announced that it has expanded its data lake offering with commercial and open source R software from RStudio. Read more…

Navigating the AI and Analytics Job Market During COVID-19

The market for AI and analytics jobs has not been spared from the wrath of COVID-19, which has directly led to the loss of more than 30 million American jobs over the past four months. Read more…

AI Chip Startup Syntiant Scales Production

Syntiant Corp., the “neural decision processor” startup, announced completion of another funding round this week along with the shipment of more than 1 million low-power edge AI chips.

The three-year-old startup based in Irvine, Calif., said Tuesday (Aug. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Risk, Reopening, Recognition & More

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

Meaningful Customer Experiences and Increased Revenue Start with Connected Data

“I’m frustrated because we have all this data, but can’t get meaningful insights with it.”

Those were the words of a Fortune 100 CIO I recently talked with.

The first commandment, and core mission, of every (successful) company should be: Read more…

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyter. Customers use it to build complex AI apps that include transactional, analytical, and ML components. Read more…


Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!