Tag: open source

AI Development Gets a Blockchain Boost

Feb 9, 2018 |

Among the approaches to ramping up AI innovation is applying blockchain technology as a new kind of marketplace to help open-source developers find AI building blocks that can be quickly implemented. Read more…

Apple Releases Turi ML Software as Open Source

Dec 11, 2017 |

Apple last week released Turi Create, an open source package that it says will make it easy for mobile app developers to infuse machine learning into their products with just a few lines of code. Read more…

Open-Source ML Server Gets Apache Promotion

Oct 24, 2017 |

The pace of machine learning technology development got another boost this week with the announcement that an open source platform donated last year by Salesforce has been promoted by the Apache Foundation. Read more…

Former Yahoo Unit Releases Vespa Engine

Sep 27, 2017 |

Vespa, Yahoo’s big data processing and serving engine, is now available as open source on GitHub, Oath Inc., the company formed in June after the completion of Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo, announced this week. Read more…

Hate Hadoop? Then You’re Doing It Wrong

Jul 31, 2017 |

There’s been a lot of Monday morning quarterbacking saying Hadoop never made sense in the first place and that it has met its demise. Comments from “Hadoop is slow for small, ad hoc jobs” to “Hadoop is dead and Spark is the victor” are now commonplace. Read more…

Four Open Source Data Projects To Watch Now

Jul 27, 2017 |

While open source isn’t the sole source of creativity and progress in big data, it’s a major driver in the space. Market-shaking tech like Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, and MongoDB all began as obscure open source projects backed by enthusiasic developers. Read more…

MariaDB Emerging as Default MySQL Option

Jun 20, 2017 |

After more than two years of development, the latest version of the Debian Project, a “universal” open-source operating system, was released over the past weekend. Organizers of the project also said the MariaDB server will replace MySQL as the default MySQL variant for the new version called Debian 9 “Stretch.” Read more…

Welcome to the Open Analytics Era

Mar 29, 2017 |

The explosion in enterprise data is paving the way for expanding analytics strategies in business applications. The embedded analytics market is estimated to nearly double to 46 billion between 2016 and 2021, according to Markets and Markets. Read more…

RISELab Takes Flight at UC Berkeley

Jan 24, 2017 |

UC Berkeley yesterday officially launched the RISELab, the successor to the highly successful AMPLab that produced superstar open source technologies like Apache Spark and Apache Mesos. There’s no telling what, if any, RISELab projects will strike a chord like Spark and Mesos did. Read more…

Hiring Managers Worldwide Desperately Seeking Open Source Pros

May 5, 2016 |

It’s an open secret: if you have open source development skills the world is your oyster.

The 2016 Open Source Jobs Report, released today by The Linux Foundationand Dice, a career site for technology professionals, paints a picture of a corporate and government landscape desperate for open source talent. Read more…