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Speed: The No. 1 Reason to Adopt Graph Tech

Apr 26, 2017 |

Organizations that have adopted graph databases cite high performance as the technology’s top benefit, according to the “State of Graph Databases” study, which IBM released today.

IBM worked with the survey company TechValidate to assess the use of graph database technology among nearly 1,400 entrepreneurs and developers around the world. Read more…

Only a Fraction of 160 Zettabyte ‘Datasphere’ to Be Stored

Apr 25, 2017 |

Think you’ve seen big data? Think again. The amount of data created in the universe will skyrocket from 16 zettabytes this year to more than 160 zettabytes by 2025, according to a new IDC report sponsored by Seagate. Read more…

Inside Anodot’s Anomaly Detection System for Time-Series Data

Apr 19, 2017 |

Time-series data represents one of the most challenging data types for businesses and data scientists. The data sets are often very big, change continuously, and are time-sensitive by nature. One company that’s carving a path through this big data opportunity is Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, in real time. Read more…

Iguazio Re-Architects the Stack for Continuous Analytics

Apr 18, 2017 |

When it comes to modern big data architectures, you will typically find lots of different components, engines, and moving parts, each of which tackles part of the problem. One vendor with bold vision of re-architecting the stack with a more streamlined approach is Iguazio, which is building a singular product based on Flash that delivers continues analytics on big and fast data. Read more…

Why Cheap Learning Is In Your Future

Apr 17, 2017 |

While deep learning racks up the likes among the big data crowd, a potentially bigger phenomenon is the emergence of extremely simple machine learning models that do not require sophisticated technical and mathematical skills, or what machine learning expert Ted Dunning calls “cheesy and cheap machine learning,” Read more…

News In Brief

MapD Upgrades GPU-Based Database Performance

Apr 28, 2017 |

The latest version of MapD Technologies’ flagship database and visualization platform reemphasizes GPU acceleration as a means of scaling data volumes and boosting query performance to “hundreds of billions of rows.” Read more…

Infosys Seeks to Move AI Beyond Call Centers

Apr 27, 2017 |

Outsourcing giant Infosys Ltd. has taken a slightly different tact in the race to deploy artificial intelligence platforms, initially applying machine learning and natural language processing capabilities for real-world automation applications like optical character recognition. Read more…

Infor Buys Cloud Analytics Vendor Birst

Apr 26, 2017 |

Consolidation in the business intelligence sector may be underway with this week’s acquisition of pure-play cloud analytics vendor Birst Inc. by enterprise software vendor Infor.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read more…

Actian Stages Comeback with Hybrid Database

Apr 18, 2017 |

Actian Corp., which reportedly dropped out of the analytical database market last fall, is making a comeback with the release of a hybrid database that combines transaction processing with its analytics query engine

Actian, Palo Alto, Calif., this week rolled out its hybrid platform dubbed Actian X billed as a native database that merges the company’s Ingres OLTP database with its Vector X-100 analytics query engine. Read more…

AI Moves Deeper Into HR

Apr 14, 2017 |

Among the emerging uses of artificial intelligence is the processing and interpretation of large volumes of data in order to spot patterns. Machine learning tools are surfacing to automate time-consuming business processes, in theory freeing users to connect the dots and make better decisions. Read more…

This Just In

Guavus Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Thales

Apr 28, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 28, 2017 — Guavus, Inc., a pioneer in developing Machine Intelligent, big data analytics platforms, today announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement under which Thales (EURONEXT PARIS: Read more…

Knetik Announces the Launch of Knetik Analytics

Mar 28, 2017 |

ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2017 —Knetik announces the launch of its Contextualization and Behavior Analysis Analytics Engine. Operating in beta for the past 18 months, it has delivered billions of data points of contextualized transactions that lead to better understandings of consumer behavior. Read more…

Doddle Adopts Couchbase to Fuel Digital Transformation in Retail

Feb 3, 2017 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 3 — Couchbase, Inc., the leader in NoSQL database technology for Digital Businesses, announced that Doddle, the click & collect experts, has adopted Couchbase to fuel its digital transformation and growth strategy. Read more…

1010data Joins Nielsen Connected Partner Program

Jan 12, 2017 |

Jan. 12 — 1010data, Inc., offering the only integrated cloud platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, announced today that it has joined the Nielsen community, as a member of the Nielsen Connected Partner Program. Read more…

Qlik Sense Selected by Lazada Group

Nov 21, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 21 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Lazada Group, Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, is using Qlik across the organization to visualize and analyze its rapidly growing amount of data.  Read more…