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How SQL++ Makes JSON More Queryable

Oct 22, 2018 |

For more than 40 years, SQL has provided a standard way to query structured data. However, much of the data being generated and stored today exists in semi-structured formats, like JSON, which doesn’t “speak SQL.” Read more…

Is Hadoop Officially Dead?

Oct 18, 2018 |

The merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks was applauded by many people in the big data community, and even Wall Street liked the news initially. But as the confetti from the party clears, some are asking tough questions, like whether the merger signals the death of Hadoop as a viable computer platform moving forward. Read more…

Inside Teradata’s Audacious Plan to Consolidate Analytics

Oct 17, 2018 |

Teradata, which told us last week to “stop buying analytics,” used its annual user conference this week to elaborate on that curious statement and explain its radical plan to dramatically simplify its customers’ Read more…

Is it Time to Drain the Data Lake?

Oct 15, 2018 |

The term “Big Data” has been a major point of enterprise technology conversation for decades, and with the rise of the data lake, it’s back in the spotlight.

Early on, the idea of big data was how to store the mass amounts of it being generated by the newly created Web-scale infrastructures. Read more…

Looker Spies Next Step In Data-Based Evolution

Oct 11, 2018 |

Every company evolves, and some evolve faster than others, which appears to be the case with Looker. At its JOIN 2018 conference here in San Francisco, Looker’s next step seems tantalizingly close, just around the corner. Read more…

News In Brief

DARPA Embraces ‘Common Sense’ Approach to AI

Oct 22, 2018 |

The Pentagon’s top research agency is focusing its considerable AI efforts on the interim stage of machine intelligence between “narrow” and “general” AI.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which announced a multi-year $2 billion “AI Next” “campaign last month, is tightening its focus on teaching machine “common sense” reasoning. Read more…

More Tools Emerge for AI Deployment

Oct 17, 2018 |

As data scientists confront operational challenges that are slowing the transition of machine learning models to production, more vendors are stepping up with possible solutions for breaking up the logjam. Read more…

Analysts Get A Guiding Hand

Oct 17, 2018 |

It can be tough knowing what you can and cannot do in analytics. While it may be possible to build a query that considers a person’s race during a credit check, it is also illegal (not to mention unethical). Read more…

ML Deployments Slowed by IT, Resource Issues

Oct 16, 2018 |

The bigger the company, the more likely its success in deploying machine learning models, according to a new survey that also found customer loyalty programs and cost-saving initiatives are the most popular enterprise use cases. Read more…

Anodot Gains Patents for Anomaly Detection

Oct 12, 2018 |

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, announced a pair of U.S. patent awards this week covering its autonomous analytics framework.

The analytics vendor said Thursday (Oct. 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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