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IBM’s Watson Retreat Highlights AI Shortcomings

Apr 22, 2019 |

Amid reports of declining sales and growing skepticism about the utility of machine learning for complex medical research, IBM will reportedly end sales of its Watson AI software used by pharmaceutical firms for new drug discovery. Read more…

At ASF 2019: The Virtuous Circle of Big Data, AI, and HPC

Apr 19, 2019 |

We’ve entered a new phase in IT — in the world, really — where the combination of big data, artificial intelligence, and high performance computing is pushing the bounds of what’s possible in business and science, in work and play. Read more…

Quobyte Plugs TensorFlow Into Scale-Out File System

Apr 16, 2019 |

Quobyte designed its file system with scalability in mind. It also designed it to handle multiple types of files and workload without burdening human administrators with extra complexity. Both of those characteristics are at play with today’s addition of a TensorFlow plug-in for machine learning workloads on the Quobyte Data Center File System. Read more…

Algorithmia Laser-Focused On ML Deployment and Management

Apr 9, 2019 |

The market for enterprise data science tools is very diverse, with new tools appearing all the time. It may eventually determine users are best served with full-featured suites that handle the entire data science lifecycle, from model development to deployment and everything in between. Read more…

How Databricks Keeps Data Quality High with Delta

Apr 8, 2019 |

Data lakes have sprung up everywhere as organizations look for ways to store all their data. But the quality of data in those lakes has posed a major barrier to getting a return on data lake investments. Read more…

Inside IBM’s Rejiggered Watson Lineup

Apr 5, 2019 |

Think you know Watson? Think again, as IBM has made extensive changes to the lineup of AI and cognitive products and services that bears the name of its founder. Sumit Gupta, the VP of IBM’s AI, machine learning, and HPC efforts, walks Datanami through the Watson re-positioning. Read more…

Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

Apr 3, 2019 |

Apache Spark is one of the most widely used tools in the big data space, and will continue to be a critical piece of the technology puzzle for data scientists and data engineers for the foreseeable future. Read more…

You Can’t Do Machine Learning Inside a Database. Can You?

Apr 1, 2019 |

Yes, you can. Java, Python, and R algorithms can be trained, tested and put into production inside proprietary or open source analytical databases.

That’s not right. You have to use Spark or something if you want to do sophisticated machine learning. Read more…

Booz Allen Gives Government a Deep Learning Edge

Mar 28, 2019 |

The latest breakthroughs in deep learning technology have emanated from places like Silicon Valley and Toronto, where Turing Award-winner Geoffrey Hinton did his seminal work. But deep learning applications today are finding their way to Washington D.C., often through the assistance of government contractors like Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH). Read more…

AI Hype Rockets, Hadoop Twins, and Other Learnings from Strata

Mar 28, 2019 |

Strange similarities have been discovered to exist between Cloudera and Hortonworks now that the two former Hadoop rivals have merged into a single company. In fact, the resemblances are so great that they appear to be like “twins separated at birth,” Read more…

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