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Hitting the Reset Button on Hadoop

Hitting the Reset Button on Hadoop

Hadoop has seen better days. The recent struggles of Cloudera and MapR – the two remaining independent distributors of Hadoop software — Read more…

HPE’s Pins AI Hopes on Services

HPE’s Pins AI Hopes on Services

HPE, like all the system vendors, has big plans to sell massive amounts of compute capability to companies to run machine learning and deep learning workloads that help transform their businesses. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: June 2019 Edition

Big Data Career Notes: June 2019 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Read more…

Towards The Edge: How Innovative New Technologies Are Redefining Data Delivery

Towards The Edge: How Innovative New Technologies Are Redefining Data De...

It is well known that the network edge is where the critical mass of digital data resides, and where it is collected. Read more…

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Facing Up to Image Fakery

The folks who transformed digital imagery nearly three decades ago with the introduction of Adobe Photoshop are now using deep neural networks to help detect doctored faces and other faked imagery.

Add newer social media technologies to the mix, the company notes, “and those falsehoods fly faster than ever.”

Adobe researchers are working with counterparts at the University of California at Berkeley on a method for detecting doctored images created using a popular Photoshop that allows users to adjust and exaggerate facial features. Read more…

Tibco Eyes ‘Data Science for Ops’ with Spotfire Upgrades

Data management and business intelligence vendors continue to push deeper into the cloud with a growing list of open-source tools while adding automation features such as machine learning and natural language queries designed to provide what has come to be known as augmented analytics. Read more…

MongoDB Accelerates Cloud Shift

MongoDB rolled out new versions of services and features this week designed to help migrate databases to the cloud, including a new data lake and search features.

MongoDB also is among seven new cloud data partners working with Google as the public cloud vendor (NASDAQ: Read more…

MapR Says It’s Close to Deal to Sell Company

MapR, which recently warned that it may have to lay off more than 120 people after funding fell through following an unexpectedly poor first quarter, has signed a letter of intent to sell the company. Read more…

HPE Guarantees 100% Uptime with Primera Storage

Enterprises will no longer need to compromise between agility and reliability when it comes to their high-end storage environments according to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which today unveiled Primera, a new high-end storage array that’s essentially self-managing and uses AI techniques to deliver 100% reliability guaranteed. Read more…

HPE: The Everything-as-a-Service Company

All of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s products and services — including servers, storage, and software offerings — will be available as a service by 2022, the company announced today. New partnerships for HPE’s GreenLake offering running in Google and Equinx also bolster the company’s hybrid computing story, while on-prem customers benefit from new HPE capabilities for composable infrastructure. Read more…

Five Reasons Synthetic Data Is the Electrolyte to Speed Up Your AI Initiatives

When taking on an artificial intelligence (AI) project, there is one ingredient above all that is essential  for success: clean, well organized, relevant data.

In theory, data is everywhere (2.5 quintillion bytes of data produced a day to be exact), and that amount is accelerating rapidly with the proliferation of sensors from the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-generated big data. Read more…

Teradata Turns 40, Takes Off Gloves, Readies for a Fight

The past, present, and future of Teradata collided yesterday at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, California, where 1,500 employees and guests – including four of the company’s original founders — gathered to celebrate the company’s improbable 40-year run. Read more…

Serverless SQL Engine Targets Cloud Analytics

Qubole Inc., the cloud analytics vendor, has added a serverless engine to its platform aimed at simplifying complex tasks like creating data pipelines and server clusters used to scale analytics workloads in the cloud.

Qubole said this week its Quantum serverless engine enables data analysts to query data up to the petabyte scale via standard SQL. Read more…

Big Data Meltdown: How Unclean, Unlabeled, and Poorly Managed Data Dooms AI

We may be living in the fourth industrial age and on cusp of huge advances in automation powered by AI. But according to the latest data, our great future will be less rosy if enterprises don’t start doing something about one thing in particular: Read more…

AI-Driven Decision Platforms Live in the Moment

The emerging market for AI-driven digital decision-making is grounded in new applications developed using machine learning models designed to help analysts crunch data that would allow their bosses to make the right decision, whether its engaging with customers or managing a complex supply chain. Read more…

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

We’re in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. But connecting the dots between on-premise data sources and AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure repositories is easier said than done. Read more…


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