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Faking It: Dealing with Counterfeits in the Age of AI

Nov 13, 2017 |

The news isn’t the only thing being faked these days. Thanks to cutting edge machine learning techniques, it’s easier than ever for people to generate counterfeit videos, audio recordings, and signatures. Read more…

Inside TIBCO’s ‘Connected Intelligence’ Strategy

Nov 1, 2017 |

Not content to ride a comfortable stream of maintenance revenue into the sunset, TIBCO is on the move again as it builds out its “connected intelligence” strategy to be a one-stop shop for the evolving data integration, management, and analytics needs of Global 2000 firms. Read more…

Databricks Puts ‘Delta’ at the Confluence of Lakes, Streams, and Warehouses

Oct 25, 2017 |

Databricks today launched a new managed cloud offering called Delta that seeks to combine the advantages of MPP data warehouses, Hadoop data lakes, and streaming data analytics in a unifying platform designed to let users analyze their freshest data without incurring enormous complexity and costs. Read more…

Amazon Fills a Big Data Hole with Athena

Oct 17, 2017 |

Less than a year ago, Amazon launched a new big data database named Athena. Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy framed the announcement around the theme of giving enterprises “superpowers.” Yet as we approach the soon-to-be one-year anniversary of the database, a couple of questions arise: Read more…

Cloud In, Hadoop Out as Hot Repository for Big Data

Oct 9, 2017 |

If you’re in charge of architecting a big data strategy for your organization, you have a lot of tough decisions to make. One of the easiest, however, may be to use cloud repositories to store and process the biggest sets of data instead of Hadoop — Read more…

News In Brief

Data Catalogs Scale in the Cloud

Nov 10, 2017 |

Data cataloging software for Hadoop and other big data systems emerged as a hot item at last year’s Strata + Hadoop World Expo.

Among the proponents of data cataloging, which is designed to help classify and organize most everything thrown into data lakes, is Waterline Data. Read more…

Algorithms Go to War

Nov 6, 2017 |

There are few enterprises accumulating more sensor and video data than the U.S. Department of Defense. For analysts, that means sitting for hours each day in front of screens observing full-motion video and other reconnaissance data to spot threats. Read more…

Inference Emerges As Next AI Challenge

Nov 2, 2017 |

As developers flock to artificial intelligence frameworks in response to the explosion of intelligence machines, training deep learning models has emerged as a priority along with synching them to a growing list of neural and other network designs. Read more…

Nvidia Eyes Gov’t Market with Deep Learning Expansion

Nov 1, 2017 |

Nvidia said it is expanding its deep learning partnerships this week with government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton to help train U.S. military personnel along with AI pioneer Andrew Ng to train developers working in fields such as natural language processing and video analytics. Read more…

AI, Machine Learning Among Top Cloud Workloads

Oct 26, 2017 |

More evidence is emerging of the inexorable shift of analytics and related workloads to the cloud, with adopters feeling more confident about hybrid infrastructure in their search for ways to become more agile, a new cloud study finds. Read more…

This Just In

Talend Helps Companies Accelerate Cloud Data Lake Deployments on AWS

Nov 21, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 — Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a global leader in cloud and big data integration solutions, unveiled a new Quick Start solution for deploying cloud data lakes on Amazon Web Services (AWS) platforms. Read more…

Cazena Extends its Big Data as a Service Platform with New App Cloud

Nov 16, 2017 |

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov 16, 2017 – Big Data as a Service leader Cazena announced its new “App Cloud,” which makes it easier for companies to deploy a wide range of machine learning(ML) and analytics applications with instant access to enterprise data on the Cazena platform. Read more…

PSSC Labs Cumulus Private Cloud Server Helps Companies Take Back Control (and Security) from the Cloud

Nov 14, 2017 |

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 — PSSC Labs, a developer of custom HPC and big data computing solutions, has developed a complete private cloud solution that can be customized for enterprises to deliver the lowest total cost of ownership without compromising performance. Read more…

Nutanix Unveils New Developer-Centric Services and Expands Workload Support to Simplify IT

Nov 8, 2017 |

NICE, France, Nov. 8, 2017 — Nutanix (NASDAQ:NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced today at its .NEXT Europe Conference that new developer-oriented services will be added to its Enterprise Cloud OS software. Read more…

Datawatch Monarch Swarm Initiates a New, Team-Driven Approach to Business Analytics

Nov 3, 2017 |

BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 3, 2017 — Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) has announced the latest version of Datawatch Monarch Swarm, the industry’s first team-driven, enterprise data preparation and socialization platform designed to speed collaboration and uphold governance practices. Read more…