Tag: open source

SAS Previews Upcoming Enhancements to Viya Platform

Apr 12, 2018 |

Neural network interpretability, integration with open source analytic libraries, and greater mobility within SAS’s product suite are among the capabilities that are coming to the SAS Viya platform later this quarter. Read more…

Elastic to Release Source Code for X-Pack

Feb 28, 2018 |

Elastic customers who pay for high-end enterprise features like machine learning in the X-Pack extension will no longer be relegated to a “second-class citizen” experience when working with the vendor to track down bugs or other issues. Read more…

Weighing Open Source’s Worth for the Future of Big Data

Feb 26, 2018 |

The open source software movement began in earnest 20 years ago, when a group of technology leaders in Silicon Valley coined the term as an alternative to the repugnant “free software.” Read more…

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…