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Databricks Offers Something for Everybody with AutoML Solution

Aug 20, 2019 |

Databricks today took the covers off a new automated machine learning solution that promises to reduce the amount of manual coding required to develop predictive applications. But while other AutoML solutions tend to focus on core data science aspects of predictive apps, like model selection and hyperparameter tuning, Databricks new offering is designed to be used by a broad swath of personas to automate a range of data science and engineering activities, from data prep to production deployment. Read more…

Data Regs and Facebook Fines: Dragging Us Toward Better Security

Aug 19, 2019 |

“Be like Facebook.” That was the rallying cry in the early days of the big data boom, when companies were striving to monetize as much data as possible, and Facebook was the poster child of a new breed of company. Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

Aug 13, 2019 |

Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you’re not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the high demand – and large salaries – that come with being a data scientist. Read more…

Re-Imagining Big Data in a Post-Hadoop World

Aug 12, 2019 |

In the big data battle for architectural supremacy, the cloud is clearly winning and Hadoop is clearly losing. Customers are shying away from investing in monolithic Hadoop clusters in favor of more nimble (if not less expensive) cloud platforms. Read more…

The Critical Element for a Successful Digital Transformation? HTAP Powered by In-Memory Computing

Aug 8, 2019 |

Many of today’s digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives demand real-time analysis of data. For example, banks need to analyze transactions across their systems in real time to detect and prevent fraud. Read more…

News In Brief

Graph Database ‘Shapes’ Data

Aug 16, 2019 |

A semantic graph database technology vendor is supporting a key specification designed to validate graph-based data against a set of conditions that specify the “shape” of data. The goal is a more agile way of analyzing larger volumes of complex, distributed data. Read more…

Rubrik Tunes Upgrade to VMware Users

Aug 14, 2019 |

Rubrik, the multi-cloud data manager, unveiled the latest version of its Andes platform this week with upgrades aimed at technology partner VMware covering automated disaster recovery orchestration, data classification and tighter security. Read more…

GPU Storage Approach Targets Big Data Bottlenecks

Aug 9, 2019 |

An emerging storage technology aims to leverage faster GPUs by creating a direct path between local and remote storage, thereby overcoming I/O bottlenecks that are slowing the crunching of AI and HPC data sets. Read more…

Corporate Culture Continues to Stymie Data Insights

Aug 6, 2019 |

Reports of the death of spreadsheets have been greatly exaggerated.

That reality is among the findings of a recent survey on the state of business analytics released by the consulting firm Deloitte. Read more…

Funders Target Flexible Graph Databases

Jul 31, 2019 |

The graph database ecosystem continues to expand with new venture funding for Dgraph Labs Inc., a transactional and distributed graph database startup.

The San Francisco-based startup announced an $11.5 million Series A funding round on Wednesday (July 31) led by Redpoint Ventures. Read more…

This Just In

NetApp Releases Storage Array Solution for Analytics and HPC Applications

Aug 20, 2019 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 20, 2019 — NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, today announced the NetApp EF600 storage array. The EF600 is an end-to-end NVMe midrange array that accelerates access to data and empowers companies to rapidly develop new insights for performance-sensitive workloads. Read more…

Cloudian and InfiniteIO Partner to Optimize Economics of Private Cloud Storage

Aug 19, 2019 |

August 19, 2019 — Enterprises and organizations across industries can improve storage economics without making changes to existing IT operations, using a new joint solution introduced today by InfiniteIO, the leader in making hybrid cloud storage simple and fast, and Cloudian, a global leader in enterprise object storage systems. Read more…

PHDA Teams Up with Amazon Web Services to Improve Patient Care Through Machine Learning

Aug 7, 2019 |

PITTSBURGH, August 7, 2019 – In the latest sign of Pittsburgh’s growing importance as a center of health care technology innovation, the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance (PHDA) announced today that it is working closely with Amazon Web Services (AWS), an company, through a machine learning research sponsorship, to advance innovation in areas such as cancer diagnostics, precision medicine, voice-enabled technologies and medical imaging. Read more…

AdhereHealth Selects Paxata to Accelerate Medication Adherence Solution

Jul 16, 2019 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 16, 2019 – Paxata, the pioneer in self-service data preparation, today announced that AdhereHealth, a leading healthcare technology company focused on medication adherence, has deployed the Paxata Adaptive Information Platform so their managed care and self-insured employer partners can improve the speed of quality data integration. Read more…

RYAH Dose Measuring Vaporizer Hits U.S. Dispensary Shelves

Jul 15, 2019 |

NEW YORK, July 15, 2019 — RYAH Medtech Inc. announced today that its dose-measuring smart vaporizer and proprietary cartridges have hit medical dispensary shelves in the United States. RYAH selected Sweetspot, a high-end medical dispensary located in Maryland for its flagship launch. Read more…

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