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PrestoDB Hits Fork in the Road as Startup Gains Venture Funding

Jun 2, 2020 |

The Linux Foundation’s branch of the ecosystem for the PrestoDB SQL query engine is expanding with new member Ahana, which this week announced a seed funding round along with membership in the Presto Foundation. Read more…

New Open Source App: Data Science Education

Mar 4, 2020 |

The principles underpinning open source software development that are transforming the digital economy are now being extended to new sectors such as education, where proponents hope to leverage the collaborative approach to advance the teaching of data science. Read more…

Alluxio Looks to Bring Data Closer to Presto Engine

Feb 20, 2020 |

Alluxio, the cloud data orchestration specialist, is the latest vendor to join the Presto Foundation, which is shepherding the popular open source distributed SQL query engine.

Presto was launched by Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

Smart Grid Effort Seeks to Boost Coordination

Feb 7, 2020 |

Among the most promising applications of Internet of Things frameworks is helping utilities integrate far-flung power grids, including the growing number of smart devices used to collect customer data.

An expanded open source initiative sponsored by the Linux Foundation aims to help grid operators securely collect user data as well as monitor, control and manage smart devices connected to electrical grids. Read more…

Presto Moves Under Linux Umbrella

Sep 23, 2019 |

An SQL query engine developed by Facebook and moved earlier this year to a non-profit development group is now being hosted by the Linux Foundation.

The new Presto Foundation is seen as a way to scale the popular distributed SQL query engine launched by Facebook engineers in 2012 as a follow-on to Apache Hive. Read more…

GitHub Hardens Supply Chain with a Query Engine

Sep 20, 2019 |

The GitHub code repository hosting service has moved to shore up its supply chain with a deal to acquire Semmle, creator of a semantic code analysis engine that allows developers to scan large codebases for vulnerabilities. Read more…

Uber’s Training Tool Shares Ride for Deep Learning

Dec 13, 2018 |

A Linux Foundation project focused on AI development is expanding with the addition of a deep learning training tool based on an Uber-sponsored project.

Launch by the ride-sharing specialist, the Horovod project is a distributed training framework for Keras, PyTorch and TensorFlow. Read more…

Linux Foundation Launches Open AI Effort

Mar 29, 2018 |

The Linux Foundation launched a deep learning initiative this week designed to create a “neutral space for harmonization and acceleration” of AI, machine learning and deep learning technologies. The initial focus will be an AI standardization effort. Read more…

ODPi Tackles Hive with Latest Hadoop Runtime Spec

Sep 27, 2016 |

ODPi today unveiled the second major release of its Runtime Specification that’s geared at setting a standard for Hadoop components to ensure greater interoperability among distributions and third-party products. New additions to the spec include Apache Hive and the Hadoop Compatible File System (HCFS). Read more…

ODPi Offers Olive Branch to Apache Software Foundation

May 11, 2016 |

The rift between the Open Data Platform Initiative (ODPi) and the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is on the mend, thanks in part to a peace offering by ODPi, an admission of being indelicate, and a $40,000 check. Read more…

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