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Becoming an Event-Driven Enterprise

Becoming an Event-Driven Enterprise

Events drive modern business. A website click, a credit card swipe, the turn of a gear – almost any event now can be digitized to create business value. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: February 2020 Edition

Big Data Career Notes: February 2020 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…

ML and BI Are Coming Together, Gartner Says

ML and BI Are Coming Together, Gartner Says

The convergence of machine learning and business intelligence is upon us, as BI tool makers increasingly are exposing ML capabilities to users, and users are performing ML activities in their BI tools. Read more…

Demand for Data Engineers Up 50%, Report Says

Demand for Data Engineers Up 50%, Report Says

Looking to hire a data or machine learning engineer? You’re not alone, as those two positions are among the fastest growing jobs in the country, according to recent figures. Read more…

Center Stage

How is data growth affecting real-world enterprises? 4 key findings

Data volumes are expanding at an unprecedented rate. It’s very easy to get caught up in how many zettabytes of data we’ll all be producing by 2025, 2030, and beyond,  and how data and cloud computing affect us all on a global scale…

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Python Dominates, Usage Survey Confirms

Data scientists, machine learning developers and data engineers are turning decisively to the Python programming language, according to a new study.

An annual usage analysis released this week by O’Reilly Media also found a decided shift towards cloud native design for software, IT infrastructure and DevOps. Read more…

MR3 Unleashes Hive on Kubernetes

Organizations that want to take advantage of the latest capabilities in Apache Hive but don’t want to deal with painful Hadoop upgrades or difficult LLAP configurations have another option in the form of MR3, a new execution engine for Hive that runs natively on Hadoop and Kubernetes. Read more…

Open Raven, a New Enterprise Data Security Platform, Emerges from Stealth

The enterprise data security space has a new player. Yesterday, Open Raven emerged from stealth, promising a “modern data security platform that brings visibility and control to enterprise data protection.” 

At launch, the Open Raven Platform consists of the “Community Edition,” which allows users to conduct automated mapping of cloud and on-prem data stores and manage all their data from a single location: Read more…

Microsoft Details Massive, 17-Billion Parameter Language Model

Microsoft this week took the covers off Turing Natural Language Generation (T-NLG), a massive new deep learning model that it says will push the bounds of AI in the field of natural language processing (NLP). Read more…

Oracle Sees AI Advancing Finance, Supply Chains

Corporate finance and IT departments along with supply chain managers are the largest benefactors of AI technology, according to an emerging technologies study released this week by Oracle.

Separately, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) new cloud-based database infrastructure along with an expanded interoperability partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ: Read more…

An Enterprise Formula for AI Success

One of the great things about the current wave of AI innovation is the large number of open source tools, technologies, and frameworks. From TensorFlow to Python, Kafka to PyTorch, the we’re in the midst of an explosion in diversity of data science and big data toolchains. Read more…

Tick Data Comes to BigQuery

A huge batch of tick data, used by financial traders to track the minimum upward or downward movement of stock prices, has been added to Google Cloud Platform, allowing financial analysts to plug pricing and trading data into the cloud vendor’s BigQuery cloud data warehouse. Read more…

Automatic Data Labeling Gains Momentum with New IBM and Labelbox Announcements

Data is powerful, but labeling data makes it useful. Labeled data (data that has been appended with informative tags about its contents – say, whether a photo is of a person or an animal) can be used to quickly train machine learning models for identification. Read more…

Storage and Networking Bytes: 3D XPoint Lawsuit

Intel and Micron are being sued for a portion of the royalties they earn from sales of the 3D XPoint memory-class storage technology they co-developed for a time and brought to market as separate products in 2017 and 2019, respectively. Read more…

Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka, and Analytics Part One: Data Streaming 101

The terms “real-time data” and “streaming data” are the latest catch phrases being bandied about by almost every data vendor and company. Everyone wants the world to know that they have access to and are using the latest, greatest data for making business decisions. Read more…

Snowflake Cashes In on Shift to Cloud Data Warehousing

If the amount of Snowflake’s latest funding round is any indication, the migration of analytics workloads to the cloud is an increasingly safe bet.

The cloud data warehouse pioneer announced a huge $479 million funding round this week led by San Francisco-based Dragoneer Investment Group. Read more…

Smart Grid Effort Seeks to Boost Coordination

Among the most promising applications of Internet of Things frameworks is helping utilities integrate far-flung power grids, including the growing number of smart devices used to collect customer data.

An expanded open source initiative sponsored by the Linux Foundation aims to help grid operators securely collect user data as well as monitor, control and manage smart devices connected to electrical grids. Read more…

Make Your Own AI

Artificial intelligence is slated to have a profound impact on the future of business. We’re seeing evidence of that every day. But the manner in which AI will change business is not always straightforward. H2O.ai CEO Sri Ambati, who has given the matter some thought, recently filled us in on the radical ramifications of the looming AI transformation. Read more…


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