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PyTorch Upgrades to Cloud TPUs, Links to R

A version of the PyTorch machine learning framework that incorporates a deep learning compiler to connect the Python package to cloud Tensor processors (TPUs) is now available on Google Cloud, the public cloud vendor and Read more…

R and Python: The Data Science Dynamic Duo

The language R is in the midst of a sizzling resurgence this summer. One might hypothesize that this growth is coming at the expense of Python, by far the dominant language for data science. But some evidence suggests th Read more…

R Works Its Way Into Qubole’s Data Lake

Python may be the most popular language for data science today, but R isn’t far behind. In fact, R is experiencing a bit of a resurgence at the moment. That’s part of the reason that Qubole today announced that it ha Read more…

Left for Dead, R Surges Again

Don’t look now, but R, which some had written off as a language in terminal decline in lieu of Python’s immense and growing popularity, appears to be staging a furious comeback the likes of which IT has rarely seen. Read more…

Python Dominates, Usage Survey Confirms

Data scientists, machine learning developers and data engineers are turning decisively to the Python programming language, according to a new study. An annual usage analysis released this week by O’Reilly Media also Read more…

Top 12 Datanami Stories of 2019

2019 was an eventful year in the big data space, with enough intersecting story lines to keep a big data watcher enmeshed for hours – if not days -- on end. We did our best to trace the story lines out for you, dear re Read more…

R Backers Tout Funding Milestone, Seek Comeback

Reports of the demise of R as a programming language are exaggerated, according to community leaders, who note the R Foundation has so far approved the distribution of grants and sponsorships totaling $1 million. The Read more…

Is Python Strangling R to Death?

As programming languages go, there's no denying that Python is hot. Originally created as a general-purpose scripting language, Python somehow became the most popular language for data science. But is Python's fame comin Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you're not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the Read more…

Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

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. With that said Read more…

MLflow Opens Up to R

Data scientists who work within the R environment can now partake of MLflow, the open source project that Databricks released earlier this year to help manage workflows associated with machine learning development and pr Read more…

SAS Charts AI Future, But Doesn’t Forget Analytics Past

What happens when you put a neural network in charge of a rules-based marketing automation solution? Would the AI emerge victorious, or does the human driver still have a thing or two to show the talented mimicker? It's Read more…

Python Gains Traction Among Data Scientists

Data scientists have a growing range of options when choosing analytical tools, and a new survey of tool preferences reveals a roughly even split in preferences among the three leading programming languages. In its an Read more…

SAS Previews Upcoming Enhancements to Viya Platform

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…

Which Machine Learning Platform Performs Best?

The advent of automated machine learning platforms has expanded the access and availability of algorithmic interpretation over the past several years. But how do the different machine learning platforms stack up from a p Read more…

Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?

Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers' IT Read more…

Data Platform Speeds Model Deployment

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 a Read more…

A Platform Approach to Data Science Operationalization

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. He understands there are mul Read more…

Data Science Platforms Seen as Difference-Makers

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 org Read more…

Python Eats Into R as SAS Dominance Fades

A new survey of data science tools shows that Python usage is quickly gaining steam among advance analytic professionals, at the expense of both R and SAS. Last month the executive recruiting firm Burtch Works publish Read more…

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