News in Brief

TigerGraph Offers Graph Database Test Drive

Jun 13, 2018 |

TigerGraph, the startup that emerged last fall with a new native parallel graph database, released a free “developer edition” this week with the goal of giving potential users a test drive and a means of comparing the graph analytics platform with competitors like Amazon Neptune and Neo4j. Read more…

Sumo Logic Broadens Reach Into Modern Machine Data

Jun 12, 2018 |

Sumo Logic today announced a range of new features in its cloud-based analytics platform that should improve its customers’ capability to glean operational and security insights from machine data emanating from modern applications. Read more…

Drug Discovery Partnership Focuses on Deep Learning

Jun 11, 2018 |

Deep learning approaches continue to make inroads in medical applications such as drug discovery. Those AI applications are, in turn, creating partnerships among researchers seeking to accelerate medicinal breakthroughs.

The latest collaboration was reported on Monday (June 11) by Insilico Medicine, which announced a “strategic investment” by venture funding arm of China’s WuXi Aptec, the drug and medical devices developer. Read more…

Apache Pulsar 2.0 Released

Jun 7, 2018 |

Apache Pulsar, the distributed “publish and subscribe” messaging platform released to the open source community by Yahoo nearly two years ago is generating streaming messaging capabilities aimed at enterprise data-driven applications. Read more…

App Developers Embedding More Analytics

Jun 6, 2018 |

Enterprise applications increasingly come with embedded analytics features such as data visualization tools that serve to differentiate products from each other while helping businesses hang on to customers while attracting new ones, according to a vendor study of the embedded analytics landscape. Read more…

Waze App Gets Anodot Time-Series Upgrade

Jun 5, 2018 |

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, said the crowdsourced traffic app Waze is using its real-time anomaly detection platform to improve app performance. Read more…

Google, KPMG Partner on Cloud Analytics, GDPR Compliance

Jun 1, 2018 |

Google is partnering with consulting firm KPMG International to offer a range of cloud computing, AI and analytics technologies along with assessment and compliance features tied to new European data privacy regulations. Read more…

Predictive Analytics Drives Profits for Insurers, Study Shows

Jun 1, 2018 |

A study conducted by Valen Analytics found a strong correlation between the use of data analytics and predictive modeling and superior profitability among insurance companies.

Valen Analytics yesterday released the results of its third annual return on investment (ROI) study of its own customers. Read more…

Intel Adds Memory to Deep Learning for Drug Discovery

May 31, 2018 |

A drug discovery technique called “high content” screening analyzes data in microscopic images used to determine the effects of genetic and chemical treatments on cell cultures. However, the processing-intensive analysis of sets of thousands of pre-defined features can take half a day. Read more…

More Databases Running in Containers, Survey Finds

May 29, 2018 |

Databases such as MongoDB and PostgreSQL are increasingly being supported by application container infrastructure, signaling a shift to stateful services running in containers, according to a Docker container usage report. Read more…

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