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AWS Announces Support for PyTorch with Amazon Elastic Inference

AWS has announced that the Amazon Elastic Inference is now compatible with PyTorch models. PyTorch, which AWS describes as a “popular deep learning framework that uses dynamic computational graphs,” is a piece of fre Read more…

The Amazon is Burning, and New Analytics Tell the Story

The Amazon is burning. “Earth’s lungs” have been ablaze throughout 2019, and the dramatic extent of the fires has caught the world’s attention by storm. Still, many are left wondering what is to blame – and wha Read more…

Data Startup Aims to Make S3 ‘Work Like Dropbox’

Quilt Data emerged from stealth today with a new service that aims to make S3 work more like Dropbox, the handy file sharing service. For about $500 per month, Quilt Data allows teams to securely large share files that a Read more…

Startup Rockset Adds SQL to DynamoDB

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that emerged last fall from stealth mode, this week unveiled its SQL platform targeting NoSQL data from Amazon Web Services’ DynamoDB. Rockset, San Mateo, Calif., Read more…

Amazon GAs Textract, Its New Machine Learning-Based OCR Service

Companies that rely on optical character recognition (OCR) to digitize the content of printed forms may be interested in Textract, a new machine learning-based OCR service that just became available from Amazon Web Servi Read more…

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open

Building data applications on public clouds like Amazon Web Services is a no brainer for many organizations these days. The tools for ingesting, storing, and processing data in the cloud are rapidly maturing, and best of Read more…

Do Amazon’s Biased Algorithms Spell the End of AI in Hiring?

Amazon recently cancelled an AI-driven recruiting program after it was discovered that it led to bias in hiring recommendations. But does that mean that machine learning has no role in human resources? The data, as you m Read more…

Is GOLAP the Next Wave for Big Data Warehousing?

The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are lookin Read more…

Inside Fortnite’s Massive Data Analytics Pipeline

With 125 million players around the world, Fortnite has set a new standard of success for massively multi-player games. But pulling together all the servers, databases, and data pipelines to manage 92 million events per Read more…

The Tipping Point for Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is at a critical point in its evolution. Over the last 500 years, human knowledge and intelligence has originated from evolution, experience, culture, and computers. In the not-so-distant futur Read more…

AWS Adds Do-Over Feature to Aurora Database

Amazon Web Services, which added new capabilities to its Aurora scale-out relational database last year, said this week it is including an “Undo” option with the production platform. The Amazon Aurora Backtrack fe Read more…

Building Presto Business No Magic Trick for Starburst

When it comes to next-gen SQL query engines, there's no shortage of players jockeying for a starting role on big Hadoop clusters and in the cloud. While the Hives, Impalas, Drills, and Spark SQLs of the world have loyal Read more…

AWS Unleashes a Torrent of New Data Services

If you like your technology enhancements on the fast and furious side, you undoubtedly liked what you saw during AWS CEO Andy Jassy's keynote address this morning, when he unveiled nearly a couple dozen new or improved s Read more…

The Real-Time Future of ETL

We're on the cusp of a huge uptick in data generation thanks to the IoT, but most of that data will never be landed in a central repository or stored for any length of time. To get a handle on this morass of data, enterp Read more…

Solving Storage Just the Beginning for Minio CEO Periasamy

Yesterday marked the first day of general availability for the free and open source object storage system from Mino. But as Minio co-founder and CEO AB Periasamy explains, delivering the deceptively simple, S3-compatible Read more…

Why Analytics Are Now Assumed to Run in the Cloud

Not long ago, companies considered big data analytics such a strategic advantage that they wouldn’t dream of letting it outside their firewall. That hesitation has almost completely melted away to the point where spend Read more…

Exabytes Hit the Road with AWS Snowmobile

Big data, meet your big rig. Amazon Web Services took containerization technology to new levels yesterday when it unveiled plans to use 45-foot trailers equipped with scads of disk and fast fiber optic connections to hel Read more…

Amazon Adds AI, SQL to Analytics Arsenal

By any measure, Amazon Web Services is already a monster in the field of analytics via pre-built Hadoop, Redshift, Kinesis, and deep learning services. With today's unveiling of its new Amazon AI offering and a new ad-ho Read more…

Hortonworks Unveils New Offerings for AWS Marketplace

Hortonworks today took the wraps off new big data services that run on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The Hadoop, Spark, and Hive services are pre-configured, and are designed to get users up and running quic Read more…

Spark ML Runs 10x Faster on GPUs, Databricks Says

Apache Spark machine learning workloads can run up to 10x faster by moving them to a deep learning paradigm on GPUs, according to Databricks, which today announced that its hosted Spark service on Amazon's new GPU cloud. Read more…

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