Tag: python

Machine Learning Education: 3 Paths to Get Started

Jul 10, 2017 |

Machine learning is the predictive heart of big data analytics, and one of the key skills that separates data scientists from mere analysts. But getting started with machine learning can be a challenge. Read more…

NEC Claims Vector CPU Outperforms Spark

Jul 6, 2017 |

An arms race is shaping up in the machine-learning sector with the claim by NEC Corp. that its approach based on its vector processor accelerates data processing by more than a factor of 50 compared to the Apache Spark cluster-computing framework. Read more…

GOAI Publishes Python Data Frame for GPU Analytics

May 8, 2017 |

A group of data analytics vendors joined forces today at the GPU Technology Conference to create the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI) with the goal of fostering the development of a community of data science and deep learning workloads running on GPUs. Read more…

Biomedical Text Mining Tool Gets the Lead Out

Mar 30, 2017 |

Approximately 100 lines of Python code serve as the basis of a new predictive text-mining tool designed to accelerate the scanning online biomedical research papers for clues on everything from repurposing existing drugs to advancing stem cell treatment. Read more…

Data Platform Speeds Model Deployment

Mar 17, 2017 |

Data science platform startup Domino Data Lab, which launched its first product in 2014, rolled out its first upgrade this week designed to speed the deployment of predictive and other models along with the addition of an underlying model deployment architecture based on the Kubernetes cluster orchestrator. Read more…

Why Anaconda’s Data Science Tent Is So Big–And Getting Bigger

Feb 16, 2017 |

With more than 13 million downloads to date, Anaconda is blossoming into a real phenomenon in a crowded data science field. What made the collection of mostly Python-based tools so popular to data hackers—a dedication to openness, interoperability, and innovation—is also the strategy behind Continuum Analytics’ Read more…

A Platform Approach to Data Science Operationalization

Feb 13, 2017 |

Eduardo Ariño de la Rubia has been building quantitative teams for the past two decades, and knows first-hand how hard it can be to bring data science capabilities into a production setting. Read more…

Anaconda Gets Big Iron Support From IBM

Feb 10, 2017 |IBM is expanding its embrace of big data analytics to include support on its open source mainframe for the Anaconda stack used by Python programmers. The company (NYSE: IBM) announced Thursday (Feb. 9) that it is collaborating with Anaconda developer Continuum Analytics and Rocket Software to host the open source analytics platform on IBM z/OS mainframes. Read more…

Open Data Science Presents Business Opportunity to New Continuum CEO

Feb 2, 2017 |

Continuum Analytics turned some heads last month when it announced the appointment of IT industry veteran Scott Collison to be its new CEO. With stints running departments of Microsoft, VMware, and Salesforce.com, Collison looks to grow Continuum’s data science platform business through a combination of enterprise savvy and open-source scale. Read more…

Data Science Platforms Seen as Difference-Makers

Jan 23, 2017 |

How will data scientists work in the future? Based on today’s trends and a new survey by Forrester, it seems likely that much of the work that data scientists do will revolve around centralized platforms that help to organize not just the data and the tools, but data scientists themselves. Read more…