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On the Origin of Business Insight in a Data-Rich World

On the Origin of Business Insight in a Data-Rich World

Where does business insight come from? In what circumstances does it arise? Does it erupt spontaneously when a critical mass of data has been reached? Read more…

What’s the Difference Between AI, ML, Deep Learning, and Active Learning?

What’s the Difference Between AI, ML, Deep Learning, and Active Learning?

Today, the terms artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are often used interchangeably. While the terms are related, they mean different things. Read more…

Facial Recognition in the Ethical Crosshairs

Facial Recognition in the Ethical Crosshairs

Facial recognition has become one of the most visible forms of AI, thanks to recent advances in deep learning and neural networks that have increased the accuracy to unprecedented levels. Read more…

How Sumo Logic Turns the Event Data Tsunami into Continuous Intelligence

How Sumo Logic Turns the Event Data Tsunami into Continuous Intelligence

The ongoing explosion of event data can easily overwhelm your ability to make sense of it. Modern applications — Read more…

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Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory Plus DAOS Offer Significant Advantages for HPC

Forget what you previously knew about high-performance storage and file systems as Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory Modules (Intel® Optane™ DCPMM) devices ingeniously package non-volatile Intel Optane memory in a DDR form factor that is accessed via the memory bus.

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Database, Data Management Upgrades Keep Coming

Data analytics and database vendors vendor continue to churn out new versions of their platforms that integrate new features like cloud-native functionality and more granular views of structured and unstructured data. The latter is intended to help manage soaring data volumes in hopes of ensuring analysts that they can trust data. Read more…

More Cash for DataRobot Along with ML Ops Tool

High-flying enterprise AI specialist DataRobot announced another huge funding round along with a machine learning platform for managing predictive models that combines internally developed monitoring framework with so-called ML Ops tools acquired earlier this year. Read more…

Dremio Noses Into Cloud Lakes with Analytics Speedup

Most of today’s big data action is occurring in the cloud, where companies are building massive data lakes atop object storage systems like AWS S3 and Microsoft ADLS. While object stores offer tremendous scalability, they’re notoriously slow. Read more…

IDAS: ‘Automagic’ HPC With Training Wheels

High-performance computing (HPC) for research is notorious for having steep barriers to entry. For this reason, high-tech disciplines were early adopters, have used the most cycles and typically drove hardware and software purchasing decisions. But as more fields engage with data-intensive research and artificial intelligence (AI) workflows, data-center hardware and software landscapes are changing to meet a larger and more diverse community of practice. Read more…

Civic Group Finds Community Data in Litter

The City of Paris each June 21 marks the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice, with a city-wide celebration and bacchanal known as La Fête de la Musique (Paris Street Music Festival). All major thoroughfares are closed to traffic and merry-makers crowd the boulevards to listen to music. Read more…

Sumo Logic Puts Cloud Architecture on Notice at Illuminate 2019

Today’s hybrid and multi-cloud architectures are generating a windfall of log data, but it’s not all good. According to Sumo Logic, which kicks off its third annual Illuminate conference today, the situation warrants a fresh approach to operations and security analytics. Read more…

Disruptive Economics and Democratization of Data

It seems like only a few years ago that managing data growth was a high-priority objective for most users. What happened? The short answer is the same thing that happened to oil. Data is the new oil. Read more…

Google Charts Data Stack Overhaul with Kubernetes

Google today announced that its hosted Spark and Hadoop distribution, Cloud Dataproc, can now run on Kubernetes, at least as an alpha. It may not sound particularly groundbreaking. But when you consider the work that went into replacing YARN with Kubernetes on Cloud Datarpoc — Read more…

Adobe Adds Photoshop Tools to Retail Analytics

Adobe, the content manager that has increasingly been migrating toward digital marketing, is attempting to bring its popular Photoshop capabilities to bear in its updated retail analytics platform.

San Jose-based Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) said Tuesday (Sept. Read more…

Are We Asking Too Much from Citizen Data Scientists?

Anybody who has tried hiring a data scientist can attest to the fact that we’re in the midst of a skills crunch of epic proportion. Cutthroat competition and sky high salaries are just two signs of the considerable lack of available data science talent. Read more…

Cloudera Rebounds in Q2, Beats Expectations

After a tough first quarter that led to the ouster of its CEO, Cloudera delivered better financial results in the second quarter, according to figures released this week. While the company is still running at a loss and has yet to name a permanent CEO, investors have turned bullish on the stock once again. Read more…

StreamSets Eases Spark-ETL Pipeline Development

Apache Spark gives developers a powerful tool for creating data pipelines for ETL workflows, but the framework is complex and can be difficult to troubleshoot. StreamSets is aiming to simplify Spark pipeline development with Transformer, the latest addition to its DataOps platform. Read more…

4 Reasons Why It’s Critical to Integrate Front and Back-Office Data

For many businesses, despite best-in-class architecture, the front-end and back-end of their company exist as two functioning but separate parts of the whole enterprise. The front-end is where the customer interacts, but there is little to no integration with the behind the scenes back-end where the cogs are turning and the data is stored. Read more…


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