Tracking the Ever-Shifting Big Data Bottleneck

Tracking the Ever-Shifting Big Data Bottleneck

Bottlenecks are a fact of life in IT. No matter how fast you build something, somebody will find a way to max it out. Read more…

How Big Data Can Optimize Global Shipping

How Big Data Can Optimize Global Shipping

The shipping industry is the lifeblood of the world economy, moving 90% of merchandise valued at over $19 trillion in 2014, according to the World Trade Organization. Read more…

Machine Learning: No Longer the ‘Fine China’ of Analytics, HPE Says

Machine Learning: No Longer the ‘Fine China’ of Analytics, HPE Says

Machine learning has become a core component of companies’ analytic initiatives and is no longer the “fine china” Read more…

9 Paths to a Data Science Interview

9 Paths to a Data Science Interview

Springboard surveyed about 20 people about the hardest parts of the data science interview process as part of the research for our free guide to data science interviews. Read more…

Datanami Headlines

Altiscale Deal Would Boost SAP Hadoop Offerings

In a bid to enhance its enterprise cloud software offerings with expanded Hadoop services, SAP is reportedly acquiring big data analytics startup Altiscale Inc.

The web site VentureBeat.com reported late last week that SAP (NYSE: Read more…

Veritone, Cognitive Media Startup, Raises $50M

The developers of a “cognitive media platform” designed to render audio and video content and make the results searchable have closed a $50 million funding round.

Veritone Inc. announced this week that patent investor Acacia Research Corp. Read more…

3 Ways Big Data Is Being Used in IT

The big data revolution is transforming how business gets done across multi-trillion-dollar industries like financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail. Heck, even the Federal Government, with its nearly $4-trillion budget, is getting in on the act. Read more…

HPE Extreme Performance Solutions

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Overclocking for Higher Trade Frequency

In the fast-paced world of high-frequency trading (HFT), shaving milliseconds off response times can yield millions of dollars in revenue. Today, computers are executing thousands of calculations per second, easily surpassing human capabilities. Read more…

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Bullish Forecast for Hadoop Services

Despite major market inroads being made by Apache Spark, a new forecast estimates the global market for the Hadoop big data framework will continue to grow at a healthy clip through 2021, fueled in part by growing enterprise demand for Hadoop services. Read more…

Forrester’s Crowded NoSQL Wave Shows Abundant Options

The increasingly crowded NoSQL database market promises to give customers lots of storage options for next-gen and big data applications. That’s one of the takeaways from the recent Forrester Wave for Big Data NoSQL solutions, which gave NoSQL database giant MongoDB top honors in a big pack. Read more…

U.S. Eyes Tools to Spot Faked Images, Video

University researchers are using machine learning along with signal and image processing tools in a military-funded effort to detect doctored images and video, then figuring out how they were manipulated.

As groups like the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, increasingly turn to social media to recruit, the U.S. Read more…

Another Self-Service Database Tool Emerges

The democratization of big data continues apace with a new self-service analytics tool that allows non-data scientists to query databases and get answers without formal training in, for example, SQL.

The startup VQL Technologies Inc. Read more…

Don’t Be a Big Data Snooper

One of the biggest challenges that data scientists face is separating true predictors from false ones. When an airtight causal model can’t be created, data scientists often look to a secondary class of models based on correlations to accurately predict outcome. Read more…

Search Engines Get a Machine Learning Boost

Online retailer eBay is attempting to extend its machine language capabilities beyond automatic language translation to e-commerce uses designed to make product searches more relevant. As automation improves, the company said one goal eliminating the search box. Read more…

‘Smart Machines’ Top the Hype Cycle, Gartner Says

Every summer, technologists turn to Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, which has become a barometer of sorts for gauging the state of various hardware and software innovations that are expected to impact business and society over the next decade. Read more…

How Machine Learning and Push Computing Can Pull Employees In

You have a problem: Businesses all over the world are facing a serious issue. Employees are increasingly overworked, disengaged, and bogged down by inefficient processes. A Gallup poll of more than 80,000 workers found that just 31.5% described themselves as being engaged at work. Read more…

5 Factors Driving the Graph Database Explosion

There’s no denying it: Graph databases are hot. According to DB-Engines.com, graph databases have outgrown every other type of database in popularity since 2013, and not by a small margin either. It’s clear that developers, data scientists, and IT pros are just beginning to explore the potential of graph databases to solve new classes of big data analytic and transaction challenges. Read more…

NSF Funds New Cognitive Science Research

As part of its BRAIN initiative, the National Science Foundation announced a second series of grants this week awarded to multidisciplinary teams to further explore cognitive and neural systems, including “data-intensive neuroscience and cognitive science.” Read more…