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Deep Learning Is About to Revolutionize Sports Analytics. Here’s How

May 26, 2017 |

Imagine being able to model your opponents’ defense to optimize your attack in soccer, or to determine the best placement of players for grabbing rebounds in basketball. These are some of the predictive systems that data scientists are just now starting to build, and they’re using deep learning techniques to do it. Read more…

Cloudera IPO Lauded by Big Data Community

Apr 28, 2017 |

Cloudera officially went public today with an IPO that raised $225 million for the Hadoop distributor. While the now-public company’s valuation may be about half what it was a few years ago, Cloudera and its partners in the big data community look at the IPO as a positive move for the industry as a whole. Read more…

Sports Follies Exemplify Need for Instant Analysis of Streaming Data

Mar 16, 2017 |

Michael Lewis’ book, “Moneyball” tells the the well-known story of how the Oakland A’s used data analytics to gain a competitive advantage in major league baseball (MLB) in the late 80s and early 90s. Read more…

Hadoop Has Failed Us, Tech Experts Say

Mar 13, 2017 |

The Hadoop dream of unifying data and compute in a distributed manner has all but failed in a smoking heap of cost and complexity, according to technology experts and executives who spoke to Datanami. Read more…

Dr. Elephant Steps Up to Cure Hadoop Cluster Pains

Mar 7, 2017 |

Getting jobs to run on Hadoop is one thing, but getting them to run well is something else entirely. With a nod to the pain that parallelism and big data diversity brings, LinkedIn unveiled a new release of Dr. Read more…

News In Brief

Standards Effort Seeks to Redefine ‘Data Scientist’

Nov 8, 2017 |

Da-ta Sci-en-tist, noun, a person employed to analyze and interpret complex digital data, such as the usage statistics of a website, especially in order to assist a business in its decision-making.” Read more…

In-Memory Database Goes ‘Translytical’

Nov 7, 2017 |

Database vendors continue to move computing and analytical processing closer to data as applications leverage more data types ranging from structured to those data sets that can be transformed to another data type, or polymorphic. Read more…

Acumos Project Aims for Reusable AI Standard

Nov 7, 2017 |

The Linux Foundation, AT&T, and Tech Mahindra last week launched a new initiative to make it easier to use emerging artificial intelligence technology by creating a standard for reusing machine learning models. Read more…

Inference Emerges As Next AI Challenge

Nov 2, 2017 |

As developers flock to artificial intelligence frameworks in response to the explosion of intelligence machines, training deep learning models has emerged as a priority along with synching them to a growing list of neural and other network designs. Read more…

AI, Machine Learning Among Top Cloud Workloads

Oct 26, 2017 |

More evidence is emerging of the inexorable shift of analytics and related workloads to the cloud, with adopters feeling more confident about hybrid infrastructure in their search for ways to become more agile, a new cloud study finds. Read more…

This Just In

TIBCO to Host Sold-Out Energy Forum in Houston

Sep 14, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif.Sept. 14, 2017 — TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced today that the annual TIBCO Energy Forum will take place December 12-13, 2017 at The Westin Houston Memorial City. Read more…

Hazelcast IMDG and Apache Cassandra to Deliver Real-Time Smart Meter Platform

Sep 12, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., and MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 12, 2017 – Hazelcast, the leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with hundreds of thousands of installed clusters and over 39 million server starts per month, today announced details of a new IoT platform designed by Future Grid – the developer of an operational intelligence data platform which provides electric power generation utilities with a real-time, streamlined view of their Internet of Things (IoT) data. Read more…

Globe Telecom Uses Cloudera to Enhance Customer Experience

Sep 12, 2017 |

MANILA, PhilippinesSept. 11, 2017 — Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), a platform for machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, announced that Globe Telecom has used the Cloudera platform to successfully enhance customer experience and deliver real-time targeted marketing campaigns and offers to its 60 million customers. Read more…

CoreLogic Analysis Estimates 8.5 Million Properties in Florida at Significant Risk

Sep 8, 2017 |

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2017 — CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released data analysis which shows that an estimated 8,456,455 residential and commercial properties in Florida are at either “Extreme,” “Very High” or “High” risk of wind damage from Hurricane Irma. Read more…

Lucidworks to Boost Search for Reddit

Sep 7, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 — Lucidworks, the leader in cognitive search solutions, today announced its integration with Reddit, bringing Fusion, Lucidworks’ search application development platform, to the Reddit user interface. Read more…