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Cloud Analytics Firm StarTree Receives $24 Million in Series A Funding

Even coming off the momentum of 2019, 2020 turned into a stunning turning point for the cloud takeover of AI and analytics (our own editor Alex Woodie described it as “the great cloud migration [starting] to look like Read more…

LinkedIn Open Sources Dagli to Simplify ML Pipeline Building

LinkedIn yesterday announced that it has open sourced Dagli, a Java-based framework for building and deploying machine learning pipelines. While the number and quality of tools for developing machine learning models h Read more…

LinkedIn Unveils Open-Source Toolkit for Detecting AI Bias

As AI becomes increasingly integrated in our day-to-day lives, the implications of bias in AI grow more and more worrisome. Training data that appears impartial is often influenced by historical and socioeconomic factors Read more…

Navigating the AI and Analytics Job Market During COVID-19

The market for AI and analytics jobs has not been spared from the wrath of COVID-19, which has directly led to the loss of more than 30 million American jobs over the past four months. It may not appear to be an ideal ti Read more…

LinkedIn Unleashes ‘Nearline’ Data Streaming

LinkedIn is releasing its Brooklin data ingestion service to the open source community. Brooklin has been running in production on the social media platform since 2016. The stateless and distributed service is used pr Read more…

Dr. Elephant Leads the Performance Parade

I started working on big data infrastructure in 2009 when I joined Cloudera, which at the time was a small startup with about 10 engineers. It was a fun place to work. My colleagues and I got paid to work on open source Read more…

How Kafka Redefined Data Processing for the Streaming Age

The Apache Kafka phenomenon reached a new high today when Confluent announced a $50 million investment from the venture capital firm Sequoia. The investment signals renewed confidence that Kafka is fast becoming a new an Read more…

Dr. Elephant Steps Up to Cure Hadoop Cluster Pains

Getting jobs to run on Hadoop is one thing, but getting them to run well is something else entirely. With a nod to the pain that parallelism and big data diversity brings, LinkedIn unveiled a new release of Dr. Elephant Read more…

LinkedIn Adds to Growing List of ML Tools

LinkedIn is releasing to the open source community its machine-learning tool used to train the ranking algorithm for its newsfeed, advertising and customer recommendations. The world's largest professional network (NY Read more…

Kafka Creators Tackle Consistency Problem in Data Pipelines

One of the big questions surrounding the rise of real-time stream processing applications is consistency. When you have a distributed application involving thousands of data sources and data consumers, how can you be sur Read more…

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