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Data Deletion in a World with Endless Storage

Dec 14, 2018 |

Storing data has become so easy and inexpensive that for many organizations there’s effectively no limit to the amount of data they’ll keep. Adding more space in the data center or, increasingly, taking advantage of dirt-cheap storage in the cloud means that data is growing faster than many companies can deal with it. Read more…

2018: A Big Data Year in Review

Dec 13, 2018 |

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s worth taking some time to look back on the major events that occurred this year in the big data, data science, and AI space. Read more…

Has FaunaDB Cracked the Code for Global Transactionality?

Dec 12, 2018 |

An organization that wants to power a transactional application using a single database that spans multiple data centers around the world without giving up ACIDity has few good options. One solution is Google Spanner, but it requires advanced hardware and is only available in Google data centers. Read more…

Data Breaches and Abuses Abound, But Regulatory Appetite Appears Lacking

Dec 11, 2018 |

The holiday season brought no respite from the recent spate of data breaches that have compromised the private data of millions of Americans, with Marriott International bearing the brunt of the bad news. Read more…

Cloudera Gives a Peek at Future ML Platform

Dec 5, 2018 |

Cloudera continued its evolution away from Hadoop today by announcing a technical preview for Cloudera Machine Learning, its new data science and data engineering platform that’s based on Kubernetes, which enables it to run in the cloud and on premise. Read more…

News In Brief

Uber’s Training Tool Shares Ride for Deep Learning

Dec 13, 2018 |

A Linux Foundation project focused on AI development is expanding with the addition of a deep learning training tool based on an Uber-sponsored project.

Launch by the ride-sharing specialist, the Horovod project is a distributed training framework for Keras, PyTorch and TensorFlow. Read more…

Aerospike Adds Intel’s Optane Persistent Memory

Dec 13, 2018 |

Aerospike Inc., the non-relational database vendor, is partnering with Intel Corp. to release what it bills as the first commercially available open database tuned to the chip maker’s Optane memory technology. Read more…

Apache Pulsar Goes Cloud Native

Dec 11, 2018 |

Apache Pulsar, the distributed messaging and storage system that emerged two years ago from Yahoo, joins the growing list of analytics tools being made available via the Kubernetes cluster orchestrator—in this case running on the Google Cloud Platform. Read more…

Analytics Use Grows in Parallel with Data Volumes

Dec 4, 2018 |

More companies are using data analytics to attract new customers, improve services for existing customers and to mitigate business risks by leveraging business intelligence and predictive analytics to make better decisions, according to a new vendor survey. Read more…

Hitachi Ups Game for Managing Unstructured Data

Dec 4, 2018 |

Most enterprise data go unused, and according to some studies very little unstructured data in the form of text, audio and video makes its way into the hands of data analysts. Read more…

This Just In

Landis Acquires Real Estate Startup GoldenKey

Sep 17, 2018 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 — Landis, a platform using data science to help institutional real estate investors buy and sell residential real estate, announces its acquisition of GoldenKey, a well-funded startup that set out to disrupt real estate agents and unbundle the real estate industry. Read more…

Adyen Selects Looker to Help Transform Its Business

Sep 12, 2018 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 — Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced that Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, has implemented Looker to transform its culture around data and support its rapid growth. Read more…

Zoomdata Partners with South America’s Biggest Payment Processing Company

Sep 11, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif. and NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2018 — Zoomdata announces a significant new deployment in South America with Cielo S.A., the largest Brazilian credit and debit card operator and the biggest payment system company in the continent by revenue and market value.  Read more…

Baidu Cloud Collaborates with Intel AI to Advance Financial Services, Shipping and Video Processing

Sep 4, 2018 |

Sept. 4, 2018 — At the Baidu 2018 ABC Summit in Shanghai, Baidu and Intel outlined new artificial intelligence (AI) collaborations showcasing applications ranging from financial services and shipping to video content detection. Read more…

IceKredit Using TigerGraph to Power Its Credit Evaluation Application

Aug 29, 2018 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2018 — TigerGraph, a graph analytics platform for the enterprise, today announced that IceKredit, an international FinTech company, is transforming the global credit market with TigerGraph. Read more…

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