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MongoDB Users Discuss Their NoSQL Journeys

Jun 26, 2017 |

NoSQL databases account for a very small fraction of the overall database market, yet this segment is growing much faster than the overall market. What’s driving this big demand in NoSQL? Read more…

Ayasdi Seeks to Simplify Topological Data Analysis

Jun 21, 2017 |

As the only commercial provider of topological data analysis (TDA) software, Ayasdi is not inclined to share exactly how its powerful technology works. But the company is working to make the TDA application development process easier and more transparent with a pair of new offerings unveiled today. Read more…

Pushing the Scale of Deep Learning at ISC

Jun 19, 2017 |

Deep learning is the latest and most compelling technology strategy to take aim at the decades-old “drowning in data/starving for insight” problem. But contrary to the commonly held notion, deep learning is more than a big data problem per se. Read more…

8 Concrete Data Mining Techniques That Will Deliver the Best Results

Jun 14, 2017 |

With the massive expansion of information technology, the demand for data mining also grew hugely. But data mining — or the process of wading through huge amounts of data and finding what you consider useful — Read more…

Automating Development and Optimization of Machine Learning Models

Jun 12, 2017 |

You don’t need to be an expert in machine learning to know that it’s an exceptionally detail-oriented craft. Every step of the machine-learning development process—from preprocessing the data and engineering the feature model through building and evaluating the model—is intricate in its own right. Read more…

News In Brief

MariaDB Emerging as Default MySQL Option

Jun 20, 2017 |

After more than two years of development, the latest version of the Debian Project, a “universal” open-source operating system, was released over the past weekend. Organizers of the project also said the MariaDB server will replace MySQL as the default MySQL variant for the new version called Debian 9 “Stretch.” Read more…

Cray Brings AI and HPC Together on Flagship Supers

Jun 20, 2017 |

Cray took one more step toward the convergence of big data and high performance computing (HPC) today when it announced that it’s adding a full suite of big data and artificial intelligence software to its top-of-the-line XC Series supercomputers. Read more…

Microsoft Looks to Build on Power BI Momentum

Jun 15, 2017 |

Microsoft used its data insights summit to tout the progress of its flagship business intelligence offering introduced two years ago as a cloud-based platform that provides connectivity to critical enterprise data stored on-premise. Read more…

IBM Throws In with Hortonworks’ Hadoop

Jun 13, 2017 |

IBM and Hortonworks will distribute each other’s products as part of a major extension of their strategic partnership unveiled today at Hortonworks DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit in San Jose, California.

As part of the deal, IBM will distribute HortonworksRead more…

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

Jun 12, 2017 |

Big data “hype” has attracted more new data scientists, thereby driving down salaries for new entrants for the first time in four years, according to a salary survey.

The annual survey released by the executive recruiter Burtch Works also found that the rush to take advantage of comparatively high starting salaries has reduced the percentage of data scientists with PhDs to 25 percent. Read more…

This Just In

Hortonworks Congratulates 2017 Americas Data Heroes Award Winners

Jun 13, 2017 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13, 2017 — Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, today announced the winners of the 2017 Americas Data Heroes Awards, including for the first time, the Data Hero receiving Cognitive Honors from IBM. Read more…

Cinelytic Extends Big Data, Predictive Analytics To Film Industry

May 11, 2017 |

NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 — Cinelytic, a New York and Los Angeles based tech startup, today announced that it will launch its revolutionary online big data and predictive analytics platform for the film industry at Cannes this year. Read more…

OpenPOWER Foundation Announces Developer Congress focused on AI

Apr 17, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 17, 2017 — On the wave of strong momentum around machine learning and AI in 2017, the OpenPOWER Foundation will put these innovative technologies center stage at the upcoming OpenPOWER Foundation Developer Congress, May 22-25, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Read more…

Global Prescriptive Analytics Market: Trends Analysis & Forecasts to 2021

Apr 12, 2017 |

NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 — The prescriptive Analytics market is expected to grow from USD 1.20 Billion in 2016 to USD 4.72 Billion by the end of 2021, with a CAGR of 31.5% from 2016 to 2021. Read more…

Machine Learning as a Service Worth $19.86B by 2025

Apr 5, 2017 |

ALBANY, New York, April 5, 2017 — With a large pool of participants, the global machine learning as a service (MLaaS) market is highly competitive in nature, states a research report by Transparency Market Research (TMR). Read more…