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Webinar: Data Management for Advanced Analytics and More from SAS and Hortonworks

As rearview analysis moves into our rearview mirror, it’s time to explore the new world of iterative and exploratory analysis. Join us as we discuss how Hortonworks and SAS work in concert to bridge the gap between dat Read more…

Which Type of SSD is Best: SATA, SAS, or PCIe?

So you've decided to implement solid state drives (SSDs) to speed up your access to data. That's great! But now comes the tough part: picking the right drive to use. There are a variety of types of SSDs, including those Read more…

Why Big Data Is a ‘How’ at UPS, Not a ‘What’

"Take care of little things and big things will take care of themselves." That was the advice shared by UPS' Senior Director of Process Management Jack Levis, who presented a keynote Monday at SAS Analytics 2015 conferen Read more…

A Tournament of Machine Learning Champions

Behind today's powerful predictive applications are machine learning models that identify patterns in the data. But getting these models trained and tuned is not an easy process. Analytics giant SAS thinks it has a solut Read more…

Eight Ways Analytics Powers Fraud Detection

Fraud is a fact of life in companies around the world. Whether you work in financial services, retail, or manufacturing, there is somebody trying to rip off your company in one way or another. Armed with the right data analytics, however, companies have a fighting chance to detect the fraud as it occurs within their own company. Read more…

HortonWorks Reaches Out to SAS and Storm

Hortonworks this week revealed a new partnership with SAS that will enable the analytics giant to use its tools to analyze data stored in Hortonworks' Hadoop distribution. It also announced plans to integrate the Apache Storm stream processing engine into its distribution, and to ship a preview by the end of the year. Read more…

Hadoop Sharks Smell Blood; Take Aim at Status Quo

There may be blood is in the water as major Hadoop sharks, Cloudera and MapR, roll out new campaigns and messaging aiming directly at the turf of the traditional database management systems. Does their hype match up with reality? Not everyone thinks so. Read more…

The Transformational Role of the CIO in the New Era of Analytics

Computing is still in its infancy, says Keith Collins, CTO for SAS, who believes that analytics and “big compute” are the new paradigm for the foreseeable future. Datanami spoke with Collins about the shift that is underway and what it means for organizations that are experiencing this evolution. Read more…

Data Governance Gone Wild

While the art and science of data governance is nothing new, organizations in the era of big data are finding themselves facing some unprecedented challenges. Some argue that not adapting to new needs could cost companies big money, not to mention their precious data. Read more…

SAS Sticks Stats to Metal with HDFS

Last week we sat down the with CTO of SAS, Keith Collins and the lead architect behind the company's High Performance Analytics Servers to discuss the integration of parallelization capabilities via HDFS before unraveling some larger trends in analytics, which are being shaped by innovations in multi-core, big memory hardware approaches like... Read more…

Cisco Links Innovation to Analytics Automation

The keys to innovation in big data include increased automation in analytics and emerging markets with young, tech-savvy populations that are moving toward urban areas like that of India’s. Such is the opinion of Cisco’s Chief Globalization... Read more…

Chips, Stats & Stones: A Morning with SAS CEO Dr. Jim Goodnight

Last week, we sat down for a recorded interview with Dr. James Goodnight, CEO and co-founder of the SAS Institute that is shared here, but more importantly, we spent time on the campus, riding around with Dr. Goodnight, poking into a $70 million datacenter, and chatting about what really excites him; chips, stats and rocks.... Read more…

Pulling Big Insurance Into the In-Memory Fold

SAS, SAP and others are at the forefront of delivering their message about the speed and scalability powers of in-memory platforms for businesses that require near real-time operations on massive, diverse data sets--both running within Hadoop and popular databases. This week SAS reached out to the insurance... Read more…

This Week’s Big Data Big Ten

On tap this week are announcements from the high performance computing camp wherein four companies, including AMAX and Mellanox developed a big data appliance. Also, short details on the new analyst view of the booming Hadoop ecosystem, SAS and their text mining push and much more... Read more…

This Week’s Big Data Big Ten

Week of April 27: We touch on news about tackling rugby injuries with analytics; investors taking a shine to Lustre; Sears Buys into Hadoop; Teradata sports new "sassy" appliance; supporting data-intensive science; analytics superheroes unmasked; and continued developments for in-memory analytics. Read more…

Goodnight to BI Performance Claims

Jim Goodnight, CEO and co-founder of analytics software giant SAS says that there are important distinctions between the SQL-based, traditional approaches to business intelligence and the new generation of high-performance analytics.... Read more…

SAS Spots Targets in the Wild

Parks and recreation departments, especially at the state level, have their management work cut out for them between handling resources--human, natural and otherwise. One such department tapped SAS to help them get a better handle.... Read more…

SAS Extends Integration with Hadoop

SAS has announced that SAS Enterprise Data Integration Server users can make the Hadoop connection with the release of the newest update. Hadoop will join the ranks of other data source possibilities within their Data Integration Server... Read more…

Indian IT Giant Pins Future on Analytics

One of India's top IT products and services companies has emphasized the role of analytics, in addition to the converging mobile and cloud trends, as key to their continued growth. According the company's VP of business for the Middle.... Read more…

Revolution Analytics Sparks New Uses for R

Advocates and beneficiaries of the open source R language, Revolution Analytics, has been on a mission to prove the enterprise value of R by sharing use cases and new ideas. This week they announced the winners of their contest to show how R can improve.... Read more…

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