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The Flow of Data: What Internal Workflows Look Like for the Media and Entertainment Industries

To say that creative organisations will revert back to operating in the exact same ways they once did prior to the Covid-19 pandemic is a very unlikely statement. In the past year, fully cloud-based operations and hybrid Read more…

An All-Volunteer Deep Learning Army

A team of researchers says their novel framework, called Distributed Deep Learning in Open Collaborations, or DeDLOC, brings the potential to train large deep learning models from scratch in a distributed, grid-like mann Read more…

Fivetran Raises $565 Million, Buys CDC Vendor HVR

Fivetran took a big step into the world of enterprise data integration today when it announced an Andreessen Horowitz-led $565 million round of financing and plans to acquire change data capture (CDC) vendor HVR for $700 Read more…

SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

One on One with Google Cloud Product Director Irina Farooq

In May, Google Cloud announced Dataplex, its entry into the world of data fabrics. Datanami recently caught up with Irina Farooq, who joined Google Cloud as director of product management of smart analytics at Google Clo Read more…

Improving Backup Resiliency as the Last Line of Ransomware Defense

In just the first half of 2021, two ransomware attacks had significant impacts on the U.S. and global economies: the attack against Colonial Pipeline limited gasoline availability on the U.S. east coast and drove gas pri Read more…

Alation Springs Into Data Governance

Alation is best known as a data catalog company. But due to heavy demand from its data catalog customers, Alation today launched a data governance tool to help them better manage and govern their data. When paired with t Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: September 2021 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Inside eBay’s Optimization Techniques for Scaling AI

Getting the software right is important when developing machine learning models, such as recommendation or classification systems. But at eBay, optimizing the software to run on a particular piece of hardware using disti Read more…

Wanted: Meaningful Business Insights

Companies are well underway populating data lakes, deploying analytics platforms and experimenting with AI and machine learning as part of a universal push towards data-driven business. Yet with a plethora of data and to Read more…

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