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Crawling the Web for Data and Profit

Feb 23, 2018 |

The Web serves as a vast, renewable resource for the most valuable thing in existence: data. However, getting useful data from the Web isn’t always an easy task. Luckily, there are a handful of open source and commercial solutions that can help you crawl the Web to feed your hungry algorithms with the freshest data. Read more…

Learning IoT Lessons the Big Data Way

Jan 31, 2018 |

Spending on Internet of Things (IoT) projects is expected to triple over the next few years, to more than $450 billion globally, as the technology matures and use cases emerge. Read more…

Hidden Anomalies No Match for LivePerson’s Machine Learning Engine

Jan 29, 2018 |

LivePerson knows a thing or two about customer service. After all, the company runs the global chat and messaging infrastructure that connects 18,000 businesses like Citibank and Home Depot with millions of their own customers. Read more…

Tech’s Hottest New Trend: Data Governance

Jan 24, 2018 |

What’s the hottest new trend in information technology? If you said “artificial intelligence,” give yourself partial credit, because AI definitely is hot. But for technology decision-makers in the business world, there’s something even bigger simmering just below the surface. Read more…

Cloud Looms As Answer to All Things Analytic

Jan 22, 2018 |

Think this whole cloud thing is just a passing fad? That view may have been permissible 10 years ago. But as organizations try to put their IT goals in clearer focus for 2018, it’s becoming increasingly evident that the cloud has become a centralizing force, especially when it comes to storing and processing large amounts of data. Read more…

News In Brief

Microsoft, Anaconda Expand Python Partnership

Feb 15, 2018 |

Microsoft and Python data science platform vendor Anaconda have extended their partnership by adding the software giant’s code editor to the latest Anaconda distribution.

The addition of Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code (VS Code) expands its support for the latest release of the Python data science platform, Anaconda 5.1. Read more…

Snowflake Taps Qubole for Deep Machine Learning in the Cloud

Feb 13, 2018 |

Organizations storing big data in Snowflake’s cloud data warehouse can now run machine learning and deep learning algorithms against that data thanks to a new partnership with Qubole.

The two companies today announced a partnership that will allow Qubole’s big data processing engines, including Apache Spark and TensorFlow, to read and write data to Snowflake’s data warehouse. Read more…

Big Data Driving Hyperscale Datacenter Surge

Feb 7, 2018 |

The inexorable growth of enterprise applications running in the cloud is expected to nearly double the number of hyperscale datacenters over the next four years, an expansion driven in part by data analytics and surging collaboration among data consumers. Read more…

Trifacta Cashing In On Cloud Analytics

Feb 6, 2018 |

Reflecting the booming market for data preparation technologies, many centering on emerging serverless tools, market leader Trifacta recently announced a $48 million funding round. Among the new investors is Google, which recently unveiled a managed data wrangling service developed in collaboration with Trifacta. Read more…

Turnkey Data Platform Aims to Speed AI Deployment

Jan 31, 2018 |

With the laudable goal of using data to improve the human condition, a data operations vendor focused primarily on the healthcare market is rolling out a turnkey data science platform designed to accelerate development and deployment of AI products and services. Read more…

This Just In

Reltio Announces Reltio Cloud 2018.1

Feb 21, 2018 |

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2018 — Reltio, innovators of the Self-Learning Data Platform, today announced Reltio Cloud 2018.1, the newest version of the native cloud platform that organizes enterprise data for continuous self-learning. Read more…

Qubole and Snowflake Bring Machine Learning to the Cloud Data Warehouse

Feb 13, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif.Feb. 13, 2018 — Qubole, the cloud big data-as-a-service company, and Snowflake Computing, the only data warehouse built for the cloud, today announced a new partnership that enables organizations to use Apache Spark in Qubole with data stored in Snowflake. Read more…

Snowflake Computing Expands Executive Team

Feb 6, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif.Feb. 6, 2018 — Snowflake Computing, a data warehouse built for the cloud, today announced it has hired Christian Kleinerman as VP of Product and Amritesh Chaudhuri as VP of Product Marketing, and has appointed Mario Duarte as VP of Security. Read more…

Cloudera Appoints Amy O’Connor to Chief Data and Information Officer

Feb 5, 2018 |

PALO ALTO, Calif.Feb. 5, 2018 — Cloudera, Inc., (NYSE: CLDR), a modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimized for the cloud, announced that Amy O’Connor has been promoted to Cloudera’s senior management team as the company’s Chief Data and Information Officer (CDIO). Read more…

Hazelcast Releases Dedicated IMDG Go Client Supporting Multi-Application Distributed Cloud Computing Deployments

Jan 30, 2018 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018 — Hazelcast, a leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with tens of thousands of installed clusters and over 40 million server starts per month, today announced the availability of a new Hazelcast Go Client for client-server deployments of Hazelcast IMDG – giving Go applications capabilities to integrate and share large datasets with other applications in real-time while scaling to the cloud and ensuring high-performance and reliability.  Read more…