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Teradata Turns 40, Takes Off Gloves, Readies for a Fight

Jun 14, 2019 |

The past, present, and future of Teradata collided yesterday at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, California, where 1,500 employees and guests – including four of the company’s original founders — Read more…

What’s Behind Lyft’s Choices in Big Data Tech

May 10, 2019 |

Lyft was a late entrant to the ride-sharing business model, at least compared to its competitor Uber, which pioneered the concept and remains the largest provider. That delay in starting out actually gave Lyft a bit of an advantage in terms of architecting its big data infrastructure in the cloud, as it was able to sidestep some of the challenges that Uber faced in building out its on-prem system. Read more…

Here’s What Doug Cutting Says Is Hadoop’s Biggest Contribution

Apr 1, 2019 |

Apache Hadoop isn’t the center of attention in the IT world anymore, and much of the hype has dissipated (or at least regrouped behind AI). But the open source software project still has a place for on-premise workloads, according to Hadoop co-creator Doug Cutting, who says Hadoop will be remembered most of all for a single contribution it made to IT. Read more…

When Citizen Data Science Meets Basketball Analytics

Mar 27, 2019 |

Basketball, like all sports these days, is getting more data-driven all the time. Teams are looking to data to tell them where to play, what to shoot, and who to double-team in the hopes of eking out a competitive edge. Read more…

From Oscar to AI: Mining Visual Assets for Fun and Profit

Jan 14, 2019 |

Before big data burst upon the scene, Dan Wexler dealt with it every day at DreamWorks Studios, where he helped developed the rendering tools used on “Shrek” and other films. Read more…

News In Brief

AI-Driven Decision Platforms Live in the Moment

Jun 12, 2019 |

The emerging market for AI-driven digital decision-making is grounded in new applications developed using machine learning models designed to help analysts crunch data that would allow their bosses to make the right decision, whether its engaging with customers or managing a complex supply chain. Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Jun 6, 2019 |

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker.

Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Google Cloud said Thursday (June 6) Looker’s platform would run on multiple clouds and Looker customers would be able to access data from Google Cloud’s competitors. Read more…

‘Manifesto’ Touts the Marriage of AI, Ops

Jun 5, 2019 |

Given the growing debate about whether AI qualifies as what used to be referred to as “appropriate technology,” a consensus is building around the notion that automation is ideally suited to enterprise IT, particularly since hybrid infrastructure has become central to nearly all business processes. Read more…

Cassandra, Kafka Help Scale Anomaly Detection

Jun 3, 2019 |

The scaling of open-source platforms continues apace with the demonstration of an anomaly detection application capable of processing tens of billions of events per day using Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka running on the Kubernetes container orchestrator. Read more…

This Just In

Matillion Raises $35M to Advance Data Transformation in the Cloud

Jun 4, 2019 |

DENVER, Colo. and MANCHESTER, England, June 4, 2019 — Matillion, provider of data transformation software for cloud data warehouses (CDWs), announced a $35 million round of funding.

The investment will allow Matillion to capitalize on its leading category position while continuing to deliver accelerated growth, and extend the capabilities of its flagship product line, Matillion ETL. Read more…

The Data Literacy Project Announces Community Forum Dedicated to Fostering a More Data Literate Society

May 10, 2019 |

PHILADELPHIA, May 10, 2019 — Today the Data Literacy Project, the community dedicated to making a data literate world, announced the launch of its official community forum – an online destination where individuals and organizations can engage with industry leaders and influencers to share ideas that fuel data literacy. Read more…

Randstad US 2019 Salary Guide Highlights Competitive Labor Environment

Jan 29, 2019 |

ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2019 — Randstad US today released its 2019 Salary Guide, which includes national pay rates for a variety of positions within the engineering, finance and accounting, healthcare (clinical and non-clinical), human resources, technology, life sciences, manufacturing and logistics and office and administration fields. Read more…

Big Data a $3.3 Billion Opportunity in the Automotive Industry, Says SNS Telecom & IT

Jul 16, 2018 |

DUBAI, July 16, 2018 — SNS Telecom & IT‘s latest report indicates that Big Data investments in the automotive industry are expected to surpass $3.3 Billion by the end of 2018. Read more…

Datanami Unveils Honorees for its 2018 People to Watch Feature

Mar 26, 2018 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 26, 2018 – Datanami, a news portal dedicated to providing insight, analysis, and up-to-the-minute information about data science, AI, and advanced analytics, today announced the honorees for its 2018 People to Watch feature, which highlights key industry players poised to drive the industry in the coming year. Read more…

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