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Will GraphQL Become a Standard for the New Data Economy?

Nov 7, 2018 |

Don’t look now but a new language called GraphQL is emerging that could radically simplify how developers use APIs to get data into applications, and potentially provide a graph-like alternative to procedural REST. Read more…

Q&A With a MongoDB CTO

Jun 29, 2018 |

When it comes to database companies, few have had as good a run as MongoDB over the past year. With an IPO last fall and a cloud business that’s booming, the New York City firm is flying high. Read more…

Cloudera Gives Data Scientists More Options for ML

May 22, 2018 |

Cloudera unleashed a collection of new software today that’s geared at accelerating the development and deployment of machine learning programs. In addition to a new release of its Data Science Workbench that lets data scientists deploy ML models as APIs with the push of a button, it released a new iteration of its enterprise suite of software based around Apache Hadoop, Cloudera Enterprise 6.0, that offers first-class support for GPUs, among other new features. Read more…

Graph Databases Ascend to the Cloud

Jan 11, 2018 |

Bucking the trend toward open source databases, cloud vendors continue to promote proprietary graph databases that combine the ability to handle multiple data models with the distribution of data across different cloud regions. Read more…

Kafka Gets Server, API Upgrades

Oct 27, 2016 |

The latest feature release from the Apache Kafka stream processing community includes server support for time-based search along with more than 200 bug fixes and other improvements.

Confluent Inc., founded by the team that built Apache Kafka at LinkedIn (NYSE: Read more…

3 Major Things You Should Know About Apache Spark 1.6

Nov 30, 2015 |

Hundreds of fixes and new features made their way into Apache Spark 1.6, which was announced last week and is expected to ship in mid-December. But here are the three main things in Spark 1.6 that are most likely to affect you, according to the head of engineering and product at Databricks. Read more…

Mapping Startup Leverages Machine Vision

Nov 19, 2015 |

A Swedish mapping startup that uses machine vision to stitch together street-level photos is ramping up a service that uses proprietary algorithms to connect crowd-sourced photos of street scenes “over space and time.” Read more…

Cloud-based ‘Deep’ Learning Tool Explains Predictions

Nov 17, 2015 |

“Deep” machine learning technology said by its creator to have been used by large customers over the last five years to make high-stakes advertising decisions is being released to the masses as a cloud web application and an API. Read more…

Enigma.io Claims to Demystify Data; Receives Round

Mar 5, 2013 |Enigma.io says that they have sanitized and curated over 100,000 streams of publicly available data and have reportedly been granted $1.1 million dollars in venture equity seed money to take their big data project to the next level. Read more…

MapR Update Extends Hadoop Accessibility

Dec 7, 2011 |This week MapR Technologies, announced a new version of its Hadoop distribution, including several bug fixes as well as new accessibility options. Among these are the ability to try a virtual MapR cluster as well as expanded application opportunities. Read more…

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