Follow Datanami:

Tag: big data

Starburst Backs Data Mesh Architecture

The emerging data mesh architecture has the potential to keep AI and analytics projects moving forward even as data storage and processing continues to disperse far and wide. One independent backer of the data mesh conce Read more…

Let It Go: The Financial Benefits of Data Deletion

Conventional wisdom holds that the key to winning in big data is scaling one’s data collection, storage, and analysis capabilities faster than one’s competitor. The more data you have, the more trends you can uncover Read more…

Boosting Productivity and Achieving Business Visibility Through Data Democracy

Data is at the center of today's businesses. An organization's ability to survive, let alone make progress, depends on its ability to utilize data effectively. This is not an easy task considering the 3Vs of data—volum Read more…

dbt Rides Wave of Modern, Cloud-Based ETL to New Heights

The explosion of data analytics on the cloud has been good for Fishtown Analytics, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based company that was behind the popular open source data built tool, or dbt. Now the company is looking Read more…

New Law Would Create a Federal Data Protection Agency

Earlier this month, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand submitted a bill called the Data Protection Act of 2021 that would seek to protect citizen’s data, safeguard their privacy, and ensure data practices are fair and tra Read more…

Presto the Future of Open Data Analytics, Foundation Says

The openness of Presto, its adherence to standard SQL, and the ubiquity and performance of modern cloud storage have combined to put Presto in the driver’s seat of the big data analytics stack for the foreseeable futur Read more…

What’s Holding Us Back Now? ‘It’s the Data, Stupid’

The good news is the barrier to entry for data science has lowered dramatically in recent years, thanks to better data science software and cloud computing. The bad news is that getting ahead with big data requires--you Read more…

Machine Learning, from Single Core to Whole Cluster

The demand for production-quality software for mining insights from datasets across scales has exploded in the last several years. The growing size of datasets throughout industry, government, and other fields has increa Read more…

Data Integrity a Major Concern, Precisely Says

Companies are facing considerable headwinds when it comes to their analytics and AI strategies, particularly when it comes to the data, according to Precisely’s new report, titled “Data Integrity Trends: Chief Data O Read more…

Deep Learning Is Our Best Hope for Cybersecurity, Deep Instinct Says

Thanks to the exponential growth of malware, traditional heuristics-based detection regimes have been overwhelmed, leaving computers at risk. Machine learning approaches can help, but the bottleneck presented by the feat Read more…

Neo4j Sees Graph Data Science Taking Off Following $325 Million Round

Operational use cases such as fraud prediction and recommendation engines have dominated in Neo4j’s existence up to this point. But following today’s announcement of a $325-million funding round that values the graph Read more…

Companies Going ‘All In’ on AI, Appen Study Says

AI budgets are up significantly over the past year as companies compete to survive and grow market share during the global pandemic, according to Appen, which published its State of AI and Machine Learning report this we Read more…

DataStax Taps Pulsar for Streaming Data Platform

DataStax today unveiled Astra Streaming, a new event streaming platform based on Apache Pulsar, a publish and subscribe (pub-sub) data platform that competes with Apache Kafka. Astra Streaming is pre-integrated in the cl Read more…

AI: It’s Not Just For the Big FAANG Dogs Anymore

It’s been said that AI has a 1% problem, that only the biggest tech firms—the Facebooks, Amazons, Apples, Netflixes, and Googles, or FAANGs, of the world--have the resources required to pull it off.  But thanks to t Read more…

Data Pros Are Maxed Out: Survey

The demands of the data-driven life are wearing on data professionals, according to survey results unveiled this week by data pipeline automation solution developer Ascend.io, which found that 96% of data professionals a Read more…

How to Set Yourself Up for Success as a Chief Data Officer in 2021

Many Chief Data Officers (CDOs) have a noticeably short tenure. The role of CDO is full of challenges as they often drive cultural and technical change. Unlike many C-level roles that have been around for a while, CDO is Read more…

Back to Basics: Big Data Management in the Hybrid, Multi-Cloud World

The promised fruits of advanced analytics and AI are driving organizations to get control of their data. They understand, correctly, that without solid data management and governance regimens in place, that becoming a da Read more…

Alation Adds $110M to Its Catalog

Alation, the company that put the data catalog on the map, today announced the completion of a Series D round of funding worth $110 million. The influx of cash coincides with a $1.2 billion valuation, and gives the unico Read more…

In Search of Data Science Talent with Dr. Kirk Borne

We have gobs of data, nearly limitless cloud compute, and ever-improving machine learning algorithms, so what on earth is holding companies back from succeeding with big data? “Talent, talent, talent,” says Dr. Kirk Read more…

Sell Your Data, Earn Some Money

Your data is fueling the big data and AI revolutions. Don’t you think you should benefit from it? That’s the gist of new movement that puts users in control of their data, as well as the ability to profit from it. Read more…

Datanami