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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…

Aerospike Turbocharges Spark ML Training with Pushdown Processing

Companies that need to access a lot of data in a hurry, such as retraining a machine learning model in Spark, have traditionally had to move that data from the edge to a central repository, such as a cloud data lake. But Read more…

COVID Data Report Card: Mixed Results for Public Health

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of “following the data” has been emphasized repeatedly, and for good reason: It provides the best chances for us to minimize the harm caused by COVID-19. However, w Read more…

How to Build Trust With Your Users and Provide Clear Value for Their Data

In the digital age, data has become its own commodity. Customers are more than familiar with mandatory fields asking for their email, home address, and phone number. The problem, however, is that they're increasingly con Read more…

Why Object Storage Is the Answer to AI’s Biggest Challenge

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored just how critical it is to be able to quickly analyze and interpret data — and the invaluable role that artificial intelligence and machine learning play in savvy decision-making. Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will cont Read more…

Diversity in Data Analytics

Throughout the course of 2020 Altair has been running a series of panel discussions about data science and advanced analytics. We have been joined by leading data analysts from renowned companies such as Goldman Sachs, Read more…

Three Privacy Enhancing Techniques That Can Bolster the COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us two things: The critical importance of healthcare data in fighting the spread of the disease, and our documented inability to harness it in a timely manner. And while it’s true that s Read more…

AI Called on to Mine Massive Coronavirus Dataset, CORD-19

Working with a coalition of government, academic, and industry leaders, the White House this week released COVID-19 Open Research Data (CORD-19), a massive collection of 29,000 scholarly articles about the ongoing corona Read more…

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