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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…

Cloudera Gives a Peek at Future ML Platform

Dec 5, 2018 |

Cloudera continued its evolution away from Hadoop today by announcing a technical preview for Cloudera Machine Learning, its new data science and data engineering platform that’s based on Kubernetes, which enables it to run in the cloud and on premise. 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…

5 Critical Steps for Identifying the Value in Your Unstructured Information

Nov 23, 2018 |

I have spent many years helping organizations gain control and management over their unstructured data or information. The days where we looked for one content management solution to capture and manage our valued unstructured data (information) are long gone. Read more…

Are You Prepared for the 5G Data Crush?

Nov 15, 2018 |

The introduction of fifth generation wireless technology in 2019 and 2020 will provide a big speed boost to mobile networks, on the order of 100x or more. All that extra bandwidth (not to mention lower latencies) will be a boon for consumers, who will be presented with all manner of new entertainment options. 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…

Analytics Use Grows in Parallel with Data Volumes

Dec 4, 2018 |

More companies are using data analytics to attract new customers, improve services for existing customers and to mitigate business risks by leveraging business intelligence and predictive analytics to make better decisions, according to a new vendor survey. Read more…

Hitachi Ups Game for Managing Unstructured Data

Dec 4, 2018 |

Most enterprise data go unused, and according to some studies very little unstructured data in the form of text, audio and video makes its way into the hands of data analysts. Read more…

This Just In

Mercator Advisory Group Releases AI Report

Aug 22, 2017 |

Aug. 22, 2017 — A new research report from Mercator Advisory Group titled Bringing AI into the Enterprise: A Machine Learning Primer provides an analysis of the impact machine learning will have on bank operations and payments and how it is already shifting consumer behavior. Read more…

ID Analytics, Acxiom Partner for Risk Assessment

Jul 7, 2017 |

SAN DIEGO & CONWAY, Ark., July 7, 2017 — ID Analytics LLC, a leader in consumer risk management, and Acxiom (Nasdaq: ACXM), the data foundation for the world’s best marketers, have announced a partnership to help businesses improve risk assessment and fight fraud. Read more…

WANdisco Secures $2M Contract with Major Retailer

Jun 14, 2017 |

SHEFFIELD, United Kingdom, June 14, 2017 — WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the world leader in Active Data Replication, is pleased to announce it has secured a new contract with a major American multinational retail corporation. Read more…

Fourth Annual MongoDB Innovation Award Winners Announced

Jun 1, 2017 |

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, June 1, 2017 — MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, today announced the 13 winners of the fourth annual MongoDB Innovation Awards. Read more…

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…

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