Features

How Disney Built a Pipeline for Streaming Analytics

May 14, 2018 |

The explosion of on-demand video content is having a huge impact on how we watch television. You can now binge watch an entire season’s worth of Grey’s Anatomy at one sitting, if that suits your fancy. Read more…

Inside One VC Firm’s Hands-On Approach to AI

May 11, 2018 |

There’s no shortage of tech entrepreneurs taking venture capital money to turn their artificial intelligence ideas into AI reality. These startups typically fill up at the VC spigot and go back to their offices to build product, with check-ins from the VC firm along the way. Read more…

Emerging Advanced Scale Tech Trends Focus of Annual Tabor Conference

May 9, 2018 |

At Tabor Communications’ annual Advanced Scale Forum (ASF) held this week in Austin, the focus was on enterprise adoption of HPC-class technologies and high performance data analytics (HPDA). Read more…

The 10 Step Guide to Mastering Machine Learning

May 9, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the global economy, and companies that are quick to adopt these technologies will take $1.2 trillion from those who don’t. Businesses that fail to take advantage of predictive analytics, or don’t have the time or resources – like highly-trained (and expensive) data scientists – will fall behind organizations that embrace AI and machine learning to extract business value from their data. Read more…

Lucidworks Puts AI at the Heart of Customer Experience

May 8, 2018 |

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are key to delivering high-level experiences that customers now expect, according to Lucidworks CEO Will Hayes, who says it’s capable of delivering Google-like experiences as an out-of-the-box feature of his company’s Fusion search and discovery suite. Read more…

Ensuring Iron-Clad Algorithmic Accountability in the GDPR Era

May 7, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence’s “black boxes” are about to be blown wide open, whether or not the data science world is ready for it.

That’s because AI’s algorithmic models are in the bullseye of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25. Read more…

Six Reasons Why Enterprises Need a Modern Data Integration Architecture

May 4, 2018 |

Data is instigating change and giving rise to a new data-driven economy that is still in its infancy. Organizations across industries increasingly recognize that monetizing data is crucial to maintaining a competitive edge and are adapting their business models accordingly. Read more…

Want Kafka on Kubernetes? Confluent Has It Made

May 3, 2018 |

If the idea of streaming massive amounts of data on a virtual server platform that spans public cloud and on-premise clusters piques your interest, you’re not alone. Many organizations have attempted to wire Apache Kafka to run on the Kubernetes cluster manager, but it’s a challenging technical feat that few have succeeded at. Read more…

Self-Driving Databases are Coming: What Next for DBAs?

May 2, 2018 |

Autonomous is quickly becoming one of the most talked about words in tech. A concept popularized by the automotive industry is quickly gaining traction in other areas, including datacenters.

We’re beginning to see the advent of autonomous databases that leverage machine learning to eliminate human labor and human error. Read more…

Apache Airflow to Power Google’s New Workflow Service

May 1, 2018 |

Apache Airflow, the workload management system developed by Airbnb, will power the new workflow service that Google rolled out today. Called Cloud Composer, the new Airflow-based service allows data analysts and application developers to create repeatable data workflows that automate and execute data tasks across heterogeneous systems. Read more…