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As COVID-19 Upends Life, Internet Apps Struggle with Load

Mar 25, 2020 |

Large swaths of the world’s population have been locked down in an unprecedented attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. People have responded by working, playing, and learning from home through telecommuting and distance learning applications, which has triggered an unparalleled surge in Internet traffic in recent days. Read more…

AI Called on to Mine Massive Coronavirus Dataset, CORD-19

Mar 18, 2020 |

Working with a coalition of government, academic, and industry leaders, the White House this week released COVID-19 Open Research Data (CORD-19), a massive collection of 29,000 scholarly articles about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: March 2020 Edition

Mar 13, 2020 |

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…

Alluxio Claims 5X Query Speedup by Optimization Data for Compute

Mar 11, 2020 |

Ever since Alluxio emerged from the AMPLab, its focus as a data orchestration layer has been to grease the wheels for data initiatives by making remotely stored data appear to be stored locally. Read more…

Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka and Analytics Part 3: Effective Planning for Data Streaming Improves Data Analytics

Mar 4, 2020 |

Data stream processing is defined as a system performing transformations for creating analytics on data inside a stream. In Part 1 of this series, we defined data streaming to provide an understanding of its importance. Read more…

News In Brief

Dremio Preps for Growth with $70M in the Bank

Mar 26, 2020 |

In the midst of an unprecedented viral pandemic and the threat of a major economic recession, data middleman Dremio provided the rare bit of good news when it announced today that it raised $70 million in venture capital to fund its ongoing growth. Read more…

Community Transmission: Counties Are the Front Lines in Virus Battle

Mar 24, 2020 |

The foot soldiers in the battle against COVID-19 are increasingly relying on location data to track resources and stem the spread of the virus, often one county at a time. Read more…

Telecom Enlists Data Warehouses for 5G

Mar 20, 2020 |

As hyper-scalers brace for the next waves of data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and wider 5G network pipes, data warehouse vendors are partnering with the telecommunications industry looking to upgrade their data analytics and machine learning capabilities. Read more…

Balancing Hard Data, Panic to Combat Pandemic

Mar 19, 2020 |

The early success of South Korea and Taiwan in slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus has underscored the necessity for a top-down, data-driven approach in which tech-savvy officials, prepared after earlier Asian epidemics, applied their know-how to mitigate a public health crisis. Read more…

Data Firms Offer Free Access for COVID-19 Research

Mar 17, 2020 |

Where oh where in all that Big Data are the patterns and insights that might lead to a vaccine against the scourge of COVID-19?

A growing list of data analytics vendors are assisting medical detectives in their search with what amounts to the open source release of proprietary data analytics software. Read more…

This Just In

Klarrio and UBIX Announce AI and Data Science Partnership

Mar 27, 2020 |

APEX, N.C., March 27, 2020 — Klarrio and UBIX entered into a consulting partnership agreement, in which both firms will collaborate on a number of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives. Read more…

XPRIZE, Anthem Launch COVID-19 Response Platform

Mar 27, 2020 |

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2020 — XPRIZE reveals the XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance, a global coalition that combines the power of collaboration, competition, shared innovation and radical thinking to accelerate solutions that can be applied to COVID-19 and future pandemics. Read more…

Humio Raises $20M and Announces its Unlimited Ingest for the Cloud Plan

Mar 27, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2020. Humio announced it has raised a $20 million Series B investment led by Dell Technologies Capital, with participation from existing investor, Accel. Read more…

Cloudera Announces Winners of 2020 Partner Awards

Mar 27, 2020 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 27, 2020 —Cloudera announced the winners of the 2020 Cloudera Partner Awards. These awards recognize Cloudera partners who are dedicated to providing an enterprise data cloud and enabling customers to say yes to analytic function on any cloud, from on-premises to public and hybrid clouds. Read more…

Dotscience Achieves Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification

Mar 26, 2020 |

LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 26, 2020 – Dotscience announced that it has achieved Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification. As a part of this partner ecosystem, OpenShift Operator Certification offers customers and independent software vendors (ISVs) greater confidence when building their next-generation software projects on Red Hat OpenShift, the most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes and containers application platform. Read more…

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