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Google’s BigQuery Gaining Steam As Cloud Warehouse Wars Heat Up

Apr 24, 2018 |

Amazon Redshift may dominate the nascent cloud data warehouse category, but anecdotal evidence suggests Google BigQuery is catching on quickly – and offerings from Microsoft, SnowFlake, and others aren’t far behind. Read more…

What Will AI’s Biggest Contribution to Healthcare Be?

Apr 23, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence is already improving many aspects of our lives, including how we drive, how we socialize, and what we buy. It also has the potential to transform healthcare in variety of ways, but the biggest impact might surprise you. Read more…

The New Economics of the Separation of Compute and Storage

Apr 20, 2018 |

No one can predict the future analytical needs of their business. The right storage needs today might not be the right storage needs next year, or even next week. An organization’s workload requirements might grow five-fold by next year, or next quarter, or next month. Read more…

Creating a Modern Information Security Foundation

Apr 18, 2018 |

Every house should be built on a foundation that’s strong enough to withstand most risks. A proper foundation doesn’t just hold a house above ground level, it keeps it out threats like moisture and natural movement from the earth that could damage the structure. Read more…

How DHL Aims to Remake Logistics with AI

Apr 17, 2018 |

What do semi-autonomous truck platoons, chat-bots, and fraud detection cameras have in common? They’re all part of a big plan that DHL unveiled yesterday to remake itself with artificial intelligence. Read more…

News In Brief

Trimble Keeps on Trucking with Hortonworks, Blockchain

Apr 24, 2018 |

The blockchain ledger and Hortonworks’ Hadoop and streaming data management solutions will be used in an ambitious new IT project by trucking software firm Trimble Transportation Enterprise Solutions to streamline the way the trucking industry handles data, shares information, and signs contracts. Read more…

Web-Based Query Tool Touches Multiple DBs

Apr 20, 2018 |

Developers today use databases almost like languages. They might start on a good old relational database like MySQL, but then requirements shift a bit, so they sprinkle a little MongoDB on top. Read more…

Transitioning from Big Data to Discovery: Data Management as a Keystone Analytics Strategy

Apr 10, 2018 |The past 10-15 years has seen a stark rise in the density, size, and diversity of scientific data being generated in every scientific discipline in the world. Key among the sciences has been the explosion of laboratory technologies that generate large amounts of data in life-sciences and healthcare research. Read more…

Snap ML Bests TensorFlow in Benchmark, IBM Says

Mar 22, 2018 |

There are already many machine learning libraries available in the world – some say too many. But there might be room for one more: IBM’s Snap Machine Learning (Snap ML), which it says ran 46 times faster than TensorFlow in a recent logistic regression test. Read more…

HPE Goes Vertical with AI

Mar 21, 2018 |

HPE today unveiled new offerings aimed at getting customers up and running with artificial intelligence solutions, including an anomaly detection system for industrial equipment and a new GPU-equipped server cluster designed for deep learning workloads. Read more…

This Just In

BlueData Appoints New VP of Worldwide Sales

Apr 24, 2018 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 24, 2018 — BlueData, provider of the leading Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) software platform, today announced it has appointed Shane Margraves as vice president of worldwide sales. Read more…

DriveScale Appoints Former Pure Storage and NetApp Executive Brian Pawlowski as Chief Technology Officer

Apr 24, 2018 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 24, 2018 — DriveScale, a leader in delivering Software Composable Infrastructure (SCI) for modern workloads, today announced the appointment of veteran technology executive Brian Pawlowski as Chief Technology Officer. Read more…

SIOS Awarded Two New Patents for Advancements in Machine Learning Analytics for IT Operations

Apr 12, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 12, 2018 – SIOS Technology Corp., a leading provider of software products that help IT ensure the performance, efficiency, and high availability protection of business-critical applications, today announced that it has been granted two new patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Read more…

ArangoDB Appoints Ted Dunning as Advisor

Apr 4, 2018 |

COLOGNE, Germany, April 4, 2018 — ArangoDB, a leading native multi-model database, today announced the appointment of Ted Dunning to its advisory board. He will join Florian Leibert (CEO and Co-Founder of Mesosphere). Read more…

NVIDIA Unveils TensorRT 4, TensorFlow Integration, Kaldi Speech Acceleration and Expanded ONNX Support

Mar 27, 2018 |

March 27, 2018 — NVIDIA today announced a series of new technologies and partnerships that expand its potential inference market to 30 million hyperscale servers worldwide, while dramatically lowering the cost of delivering deep learning-powered services. Read more…