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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…

The Smart Object Ecosystem Is The New AI Workbench

Dec 10, 2018 |

AI is becoming so interwoven into the physical world that it’s less and less of a surprise when some inanimate object spontaneously interacts with us as if it had a mind of its own. Read more…

AWS Bolsters Machine Learning Services at Re:Invent

Nov 28, 2018 |

Amazon Web Services today unveiled a slew of new machine learning services, including a version of Sagemaker that uses reinforcement learning, a specially designed inference chip, and a marketplace of machine learning algorithms. Read more…

The Evolution of Remote Sensing: Delivering on the Promise of IoT

Nov 13, 2018 |

Remote sensing technology has come a long way since Gaspard Felix Tournachon’s pioneering aerial photographs in 1858. While the technology has advanced, there is one aspect of remote sensing that has remained relatively unchanged: Read more…

Focus on Business Processes, Not Big Data Technology

Nov 1, 2018 |

The rapid evolution of analytics has put a wonderful array of cutting-edge technologies at fingertips, from Spark and Kafka to TensorFlow and Scikit-Learn. And yet, despite this technological treasure trove, the vast majority of big data projects fail, according to analyst firms. 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…

AWS Launches Time-Series Database

Nov 29, 2018 |

AWS threw its hat into the nascent ring for time-series databases yesterday with the launch of AWS TimeStream, a managed time-series database that AWS says can handle trillions of events per day. Read more…

Qualcomm Launches AI Investment Fund

Nov 28, 2018 |

Wireless chip leader Qualcomm Inc. announced a $100 million investment fund focused on AI startups developing chip and connectivity technologies for emerging applications like machine learning platforms and autonomous vehicles. Read more…

This Just In

Kinetica Maps Future of Automotive Industry Powered by Extreme Data

Aug 29, 2018 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2018 — Kinetica, an insight engine for the Extreme Data Economy, is taking steps to bring advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and its GPU engine to the global automotive industry. Read more…

Intel Saffron AI Speeds Issue Resolution for Manufacturing, Software and Aerospace

Apr 30, 2018 |

April 30, 2018 — Intel today released the Intel Saffron AI Quality and Maintenance Decision Support Suite – a suite of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered software applications using associative memory learning and reasoning to facilitate faster issue resolution. Read more…

Arrow Electronics Enables Sensor-to-Cloud-to-Analytics IoT Platform

Sep 5, 2017 |

HONG KONG, Sep. 4, 2017 — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced the expansion of its Arrow Open Lab in Hong Kong, enabling sensor-to-cloud-to-analytics Internet of Things (IoT) technology platform for Sensor Hub, a project led by Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) to accelerate innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city technologies among Hong Kong startup and technology companies. Read more…

Graph Databases Lie at the Heart of $7 Trillion Self-Driving Car Opportunity

Aug 30, 2017 |

San Francisco, Calif., Aug. 30, 2017 — IoT (Internet of Things) devices are expected to continue to explode in popularity. A Gartner estimation places the number of connected devices in 2017 at 8.4 billion while growing to an estimated 20.8 billion in 2020. Read more…

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…

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