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2018: A Big Data Year in Review

Dec 13, 2018 |

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s worth taking some time to look back on the major events that occurred this year in the big data, data science, and AI space. Read more…

Three Machine Learning Tasks Every AI Team Should Automate

Nov 30, 2018 |

With the war on AI talent heating up, the new “unicorns” of Silicon Valley are high-performing data scientists. Although as recently as 2015 there was a surplus of data scientists, in the most recent quarter there was a 150,000 deficit. Read more…

AWS To Build You a Data Lake in ‘A Few Clicks’

Nov 29, 2018 |

AWS yesterday announced Lake Formation, a new service that it says will let users build their own data lake on S3 — complete with the requisite provisions for security, access control, data transformation, and cataloging — Read more…

AWS Bolsters Machine Learning Services at Re:Invent

Nov 28, 2018 |

Amazon Web Services today unveiled a slew of new machine learning services, including a version of Sagemaker that uses reinforcement learning, a specially designed inference chip, and a marketplace of machine learning algorithms. Read more…

Why IT Ops Has Become Such a Rich Target for Big Data Analytics

Nov 27, 2018 |

In the business world, we measure what we hope to impact. This leads companies to devise all sorts of metrics from a wide assortment of data. Increasingly, one of the most impactful pieces of data we’re collecting — Read more…

News In Brief

GraphIt Promises Big Speedup in Graph Processing

Dec 10, 2018 |

Developers writing graph applications that scale into the billions of vertices and trillions and edges are forced to make trade-offs that impact the performance of the application. But thanks to new graph language emerging from at MIT’s  Computer Science & Read more…

Dremio Donates Fast Analytics Compiler to Apache Foundation

Nov 28, 2018 |

Dremio has donated the Gandiva Initiative — a LLVM-based execution kernel designed to speed up analytical workloads – to the Apache Software Foundation, where it will become available to anybody who wants it as part of the Apache Arrow project. Read more…

Global DataSphere to Hit 175 Zettabytes by 2025, IDC Says

Nov 27, 2018 |

The data we have now is huge. But size, it turns out, is a relative thing. And according to the IDC, the sum of the world’s data – the DataSphere — Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouse Gets New Analytics Interface

Nov 13, 2018 |

Analytics interface vendors continue to offer easy-to-use tools designed to allow more business users to query data, especially data increasingly stored in a growing number of cloud data warehouses. Among the goals is simplifying business intelligence to accelerate access to cloud data. Read more…

Latest Bot Targets Hadoop Clusters

Oct 29, 2018 |

Hadoop clusters are under siege by a recently discovered malware threat designed to take over cloud-based servers as a platform for launching distributed denial-of-service attacks.

The malware dubbed DemonBot was reported in a blog post last week by datacenter cybersecurity vendor Radware. Read more…

This Just In

Dataguise Introduces DgSecure 6.2

Sep 27, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2017 — Dataguise, a leader in data-centric audit and protection (DCAP), today introduced DgSecure 6.2 at the 2017 Strata Data Conference in New York. Read more…

Splunk Announces Appointment of Sara Baack and Elisa Steele to Board of Directors

Sep 14, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2017 — Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Sara Baack, chief marketing officer of Equinix, and Elisa Steele, former CEO and president of Jive Software, have been appointed to its Board of Directors effective as of today. Read more…

Chartis Research Names SAS a RiskTech Quadrant Category Leader

Sep 13, 2017 |

CARY, N.C.Sept. 13, 2017 — Chartis Research has identified SAS as a RiskTech Quadrant category leader for enterprise fraud technology solutions. Read more…

Accenture to Transform Diabetic Patient Care with Analytics Platform

Jul 26, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 26, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to improve how diabetes care is managed and delivered through the development of a data-driven core analytics platform for Roche’s digital diabetes ecosystem. Read more…

SAS a ‘Strong Performer’ for Digital Intelligence Platforms

Apr 20, 2017 |

CARY, N.C., April 20, 2017 — Marketers today are practically fanatical about one critical mission: delivering a consistent, quality customer experience. A new ranking speaks to the core of that mission, as SAS Customer Intelligence has been cited as a “Strong Performer” Read more…

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