News in Brief

HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards Turns 15

Jun 22, 2018 |

A hallmark of sustainability is this: If you are not serving a need effectively and efficiently you do not last. The HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice awards program has stood the test of time. Read more…

HPE Moves Processing Closer to Data

Jun 22, 2018 |

Amid a flurry of cloud and networking initiatives announced by Hewlett Packard Enterprise was a commitment to invest $4 billion over the next four years to develop new technologies and services that would connect soaring data volumes at the network edge to “any cloud.”

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Microsoft Acquires AI Specialist Bonsai

Jun 21, 2018 |

AI services startup Bonsai has been acquired by early investor Microsoft, giving the software giant another automation tool dubbed machine teaching that abstracts machine learning steps so subject experts can train autonomous systems to accomplish specific tasks. Read more…

Immuta Cashes In on Data Privacy Scramble

Jun 20, 2018 |

Immuta Inc., the data management for AI vendor, said it will use a $20 million funding round to establish a European beachhead in London as it sharpens its focus on helping enterprises develop “ethical” AI algorithms that comply with new European privacy rules as well as possible U.S. Read more…

Cellular Carriers Swear Off Location Data Sales

Jun 19, 2018 |

All four major cellular carriers in the U.S. today pledged to stop selling real-time location data of its cellular phone users to a collection of third-party data brokers, delivering a blow to what a U.S. Read more…

CrateDB Raises Cash, Upgrades Machine Data Platform

Jun 19, 2018 |

Startup Crate.io’s strategy of advancing an open source scale-out SQL database as an alternative to complex NoSQL versions for handling fast-moving machine data appears to be paying dividends with the close of an early funding round and the release of an upgraded version of its platform. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes (June 2018)

Jun 15, 2018 |

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…

BI Vendors Sliced and Diced on G2’s Grid

Jun 14, 2018 |

If you’re on the hunt for better business intelligence software – and really, who isn’t these days? – you likely are reading some analyst reports on the topic. But all too often, those reports don’t reflect the experiences of real-world users. Read more…

Anaconda: Data Science Exiting Hadoop for the Cloud

Jun 14, 2018 |

Data scientists are embracing cloud-native frameworks as they move on from on-premises data infrastructure previously dominated by Hadoop, concludes a survey on the state of data science.

The shift is driven in part by the enterprise transition from merely managing big data to using machine learning and other connected data tools to glean insights in real time, according to the data science survey released this week by Python platform specialist Anaconda Inc. Read more…

DataOps Hiring Surges Thanks to ML, Real-Time Streaming

Jun 13, 2018 |

Nearly three-quarters of companies plan to hire a data operations (DataOps) professional in 2018, according to a new survey commissioned by Nexla, which says investment and interest in machine learning, artificial intelligence, advanced and real-time analytics is driving the demand. Read more…

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