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Sparse Fourier Transform Gives Stream Processing a Lifeline from the Coming Data Deluge

Jun 13, 2017 |

When James Cooley and John Tukey introduced the Fast Fourier transform in 1965, it revolutionized signal processing and set us on course to an array of technological breakthroughs. But today’s overwhelming data sets require a new approach. Read more…

Medicine’s Data Transformation, From Genomics to Reforms

May 1, 2017 |

The interaction of big data and healthcare is transforming medicine, but clinicians and regulators continue to struggle to achieve the ultimate goal of making data serve patients through “evidence-based care.” Read more…

Welcome to the Open Analytics Era

Mar 29, 2017 |

The explosion in enterprise data is paving the way for expanding analytics strategies in business applications. The embedded analytics market is estimated to nearly double to 46 billion between 2016 and 2021, according to Markets and Markets. Read more…

How Spark and Hadoop Are Advancing Cancer Research

May 23, 2016 |

The combination of Spark and Hadoop has supercharged big data analysis across many industries and use cases by lowering the barrier of entry to advanced analytics and thereby enabling data scientists to create data-driven products that weren’t previously possible. Read more…

Can Big Data Deliver on the Huge Expectations of Precision Medicine?

Apr 18, 2016 |

Big data can do a lot of things. But can it allow doctors to create drugs that are tailor-made to your genes, reduce the cost of healthcare for a billion people, and let us all live to 150? Read more…

News In Brief

ML Toolkit Aims to Ease Data Scientists’ Pain

Sep 7, 2017 |

As the AI services ecosystem expands, vendors are offering automation tools designed to make life easier for embattled data scientists through toolkits used to build machine and deep learning models, and then move those trained models to production. Read more…

‘Database Learning’ Aims to Speed Queries

Aug 31, 2017 |

University researchers have developed a lightweight software tool that enables existing databases to learn from user queries, pinpointing requested data without starting from scratch on every query.

A University of Michigan team said theirs’ Read more…

Baidu’s AI Algorithm Parses Video

Aug 24, 2017 |

China’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence is beginning to bear fruit with a report of researchers at Baidu, the Internet search giant, winning a competition designed to test the ability of AI algorithms to recognize and classify actions in video clips. Read more…

Drone Data Accelerates Mapping

Aug 23, 2017 |

Add to the mounting list of data types: aerial data captured by drones, much of it used for map making and field surveys.

A recent report on trends in the booming drone industry finds that commercial drones equipped with mapping software have thus far captured data on an estimated 10 million acres of land in 160 countries. Read more…

Geospatial Data Research Leverages GPUs

Aug 16, 2017 |

MapD Technologies, the database and visualization specialist, said it is working with university researchers on leveraging graphics processors to advance geospatial analytics.

The San Francisco-based company is collaborating with the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University. Read more…

This Just In

Alation Delivers Governance for Insight in Data Lakes, Both On-premises and in the Cloud

Sep 21, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 — Alation Inc., the collaborative data company, today announced deeper support for cataloging data lakes deployed both on-premises and in the cloud, including data lakes built with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Read more…

Inspur Releases New Generation of Integrated Gene-appliance with Three-fold Performance Increase

Sep 18, 2017 |

BEIJINGSept. 18, 2017 — Inspur and Intel announced its new generation of integrated gene-appliance, GeneEngine M2. This new integrated genetic analysis with BIGstack solution of Inspur R&D combines the latest Intel compute and acceleration technologies. Read more…

Lucidworks to Boost Search for Reddit

Sep 7, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 — Lucidworks, the leader in cognitive search solutions, today announced its integration with Reddit, bringing Fusion, Lucidworks’ search application development platform, to the Reddit user interface. Read more…

Interana Extends Leadership in Analyzing Behavior Across Diverse Data Sources

Aug 24, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 –  Interana, the leader in interactive behavioral analytics, today announced the general availability of Interana 2.24. Notable features include a new streaming ingest API, JavaScript SDK, and integrations with Segment, mParticle, and Kafka for quicker and simpler data ingest across multiple data sources. Read more…

Interana Extends Leadership in Analyzing Behavior Across Data Sources

Aug 24, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 — Interana, the leader in interactive behavioral analytics, today announced the general availability of Interana 2.24. Notable features include a new streaming ingest API, JavaScript SDK, and integrations with Segment, mParticle, and Kafka for quicker and simpler data ingest across multiple data sources. Read more…