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Amazon S3 Dominance Spawns Storage Challengers

Sep 20, 2017 |

When it comes to storing data, Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) is a runaway success. With trillions of files under management spanning many exabytes worth of data, S3 is the largest digital storage system in the known universe. Read more…

What Fast Forward Labs Brings Cloudera

Sep 12, 2017 |

During the big data land grab of 2014, everybody seemed to have become a data scientist, practically overnight. Despite the circus-like atmosphere, Hilary Mason and her new applied data analytics firm, Fast Forward Lab, rose above the din. Read more…

A Four-Phased Approach to Building an Optimal Data Warehouse

Sep 12, 2017 |

If you’re planning to create a data warehouse, make sure you create one that is cross-functional and provides a long-life foundation for data provision and decision support. This means covering the entire enterprise and satisfying the needs of multiple projects and groups for several years. Read more…

Machine Learning’s Adoption Gap: Assessing the Consequences

Sep 8, 2017 |

Despite its position as a key element driving big data analytics and artificial intelligence, machine learning is scarcely being adopted by companies at large. That’s the conclusion of a new report on digital transformation conducted by SAP. Read more…

A Bottom-Up Approach to Data Quality

Sep 6, 2017 |

Despite the amazing progress we’ve made in novel data processing techniques, poor data quality remains the bane of analytics. It’s why data scientists spend upwards of 80% of their time preparing and cleansing data instead of exploring the data and building models that leverage it. Read more…

News In Brief

MongoDB Files For IPO

Sep 22, 2017 |

MongoDB Inc. is the latest database software vendor to launch an initial public offering.

The New York-based NoSQL startup announced it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Read more…

Gaining Control Over AI, Machine Learning

Sep 21, 2017 |

As artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies make their way into advanced data management platforms, the emphasis for developers and data scientists is broadening to include not just deployment but “control” Read more…

Data Mapping Approach Gains More Funding

Sep 19, 2017 |

The need for speed in aggregating data from different sources is attracting the attention of technology investors who are looking for new approaches to mapping structured and unstructured data in real time and at scale while eliminating the need for data modeling. Read more…

IBM Offers Cloud Storage Via UPS

Sep 18, 2017 |

The rise of streaming analytics, and with it ever-greater volumes of big data in motion, is prompting new ways to “transport” data that is increasing ending up in the cloud. Read more…

Pivotal Takes Greenplum to the Cloud

Sep 14, 2017 |

Pivotal, the software developer that repositioned its core products in 2015 as open source, rolled out the latest version of its Greenplum platform this week with an eye toward enabling analytics on multi-cloud deployments. Read more…

This Just In

ScaleOut Software Introduces Breakthrough in Stream Processing with v5.6

Aug 22, 2017 |

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the version 5.6 release of its in-memory data grid and computing platform. Read more…

JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Diabetes in Children

Aug 21, 2017 |

NEW YORKAug. 21, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop and apply machine learning methods to analyze years of global T1D research data and identify factors leading to the onset of T1D in children. Read more…

Experian Health Bringing Patient Identification into Modern Era with MongoDB

Jul 27, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 — Experian Health, the healthcare industry leader for automating, integrating and transforming the front and back end revenue cycle management process, is leveraging data to improve and modernize healthcare services, ultimately improving patient care. Read more…

Accenture to Transform Diabetic Patient Care with Analytics Platform

Jul 26, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 26, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to improve how diabetes care is managed and delivered through the development of a data-driven core analytics platform for Roche’s digital diabetes ecosystem. Read more…

Clearsense Selects Splice Machine to Power its Healthcare Data Analytics Platform

Jul 11, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2017 — Splice Machine, provider of the leading hybrid RDBMS, today announced that it has been chosen by Clearsense, a smart data solution for healthcare organizations, to power its healthcare data analytics platform, Inception. Read more…