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College Teams Closely Watching How Pro Teams Adopt Analytics

Professional sports teams have been taking advantage of an array of analytics and AI techniques for some time. Now that the technology and applications are becoming more well understood, college athletics are starting to Read more…

Enterprise AI: A Slow Progression Toward the Frontal Lobe, Not a Race to the Bottom of the Brain Stem

What is your daily experience as a consumer with AI?  Newsfeeds dominated by high school friends and anger-inducing political memes?  Trying to get kids to put down addictive devices? Maybe even a sense of loss when yo Read more…

TigerGraph Bolsters Scalability with Graph Database Update

TigerGraph today announced that the latest release of its parallel graph database can be fully controlled with Kubernetes. With version 3.2, the company also added the ability to scale the database up and down as needed, Read more…

Bloomberg Releases Its Inner Quant as Enterprise Cloud Service

After reaching the limits of MATLAB, a group of quantitative analysts at Bloomberg set out to develop a new system for building and exploring machine learning models. That effort eventually turned into BQuant, a Python-b Read more…

HPE Adds Lakehouse to GreenLake, Targets Databricks

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery. But if you’re Databricks, you might not be too flattered by HPE, which today announced Ezmeral Unified Analytics, a new lakehouse offering based on Spark and Databricks Read more…

Logistics Operators Look to Data, Technology for Advantage

Things are bit of a mess when it comes to logistics at the moment. We’re still feeling the ripple effects from the COVID-induced economic shutdown in early 2020, and a critical worker shortage here in the United States Read more…

One on One with Google Cloud Product Director Irina Farooq

In May, Google Cloud announced Dataplex, its entry into the world of data fabrics. Datanami recently caught up with Irina Farooq, who joined Google Cloud as director of product management of smart analytics at Google Clo Read more…

In Search of the Modern Data Stack

The modern data stack is many things to many people. It’s multi-cloud! It’s the data mesh! It’s BI plus AI! To get a better visibility into just what the modern data stack is, how it’s evolving, and why it all ma Read more…

How Time Series Data Fuels Summer Pastimes

Summer is nearly over, but there's still time to crack open a beer and enjoy a backyard barbecue. Some people enjoy building their own smokers, or fermenting their own beer as I do. To make sure your ribs cook to perfect Read more…

Unstructured Data Growth Wearing Holes in IT Budgets

As companies store more unstructured data, companies find that it’s taking an ever-bigger cut of the IT budget. That is forcing some firms widen the search for solutions that can help them better manage it, according t Read more…

Tabular Seeks to Remake Cloud Data Lakes in Iceberg’s Image

The creators of the table format Apache Iceberg launched a new company this summer called Tabular that’s aiming to remake how companies store data in the cloud. If the company has its way, much of the minutia of how da Read more…

In Homomorphic Encryption We (Must) Trust

Just as we were on the cusp of achieving god-like powers with advanced analytics and machine learning on large pools of data, along come privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA to kill the buzz. But thanks to the emergence of ho Read more…

Preventing the Next 9/11 Goal of NORAD’s New Streaming Data Warehouse

The skies above North America are constantly scanned with a variety of radar technologies. But with upwards of 20,000 planes and billions of birds aloft at any given time (and who knows what else), spotting potential thr Read more…

Apollo CEO Bullish on GraphQL’s Potential in the Enterprise

With $130 million in new venture funding and a valuation in excess of $1.5 billion, Geoff Schmidt, the CEO and co-founder of GraphQL-backer Apollo, has a lot to be excited about. But the way Schmidt sees it, Apollo is ju Read more…

From Wall Street to Main Street: Inside Deephaven’s Big Data Journey

In this post-Hadoop world, we’ve seen a number of data architectures emerge and gain traction. One of the more interesting ones is Deephaven, which was originally developed last decade to power a quantitative-driven he Read more…

What Is Data Science? A Turing Award Winner Shares His View

The phrase “data science” is used every day, including in this very publication. We feel like we have an idea what it is. But what exactly is it? For one answer, we turn to Jeffrey Ullman, who won the Turing Award in Read more…

Who’s Winning in Open Source Data Tech

Organizations understandably want the innovation that comes with using open source data management tech, but how do you know when it’s too green for adoption? A new survey from OpenLogic seeks the opinions of the masse Read more…

A Peek at the Future of the Open Data Architecture

Hadoop may have fizzled out as a data platform, but it laid the groundwork for an open data architecture that continues to grow and evolve today, largely in the cloud. We got a peek at the future of this open data archit Read more…

Comparative Analytics Needs A Secure Approach

Precise comparative data analytics is the proverbial “pot of gold” at the end of the rainbow, but without secure identities, marketers can’t get there. A realm of critical comparative intelligence is lagging in Read more…

COVID-Driven Cloud Surge Takes a Toll on the Data

The stepped-up pace of migration to the cloud over the past 18 months wasn’t exactly forced, but neither was it completely voluntary. For many companies, accelerating digital transformation during COVID was a matter of Read more…

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