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Stream Processing Is a Great Addition to Data Grid, Hazelcast Finds

Sep 14, 2020 |

In-memory data grids (IMDGs) historically have exceled in applications that require the fastest processing times and the lowest latencies. By adding a stream processing engine, called Jet, to its IMDG, Hazelcast is finding customers exploring new use cases at the cutting edge of high-performance computing. Read more…

How Facebook Accelerates SQL at Extreme Scale

Aug 31, 2020 |

Serving SQL queries on a petabyte of data is one thing, but delivering it at Facebook’s scale is something else entirely. Earlier this year, the social media giant implemented the Alluxio distributed file system into its massive data architecture to speed up queries, while maintaining the separation of compute and storage. Read more…

Getting Creative with COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Aug 28, 2020 |

What do a GIS, a SIEM, and a time and attendance system have in common? If you said they’re all being used to help trace potential COVID-19 infections in American schools and workplaces, then give yourself a gold star. Read more…

Make it Automatic: Tuning SQL with AI

Aug 20, 2020 |

The database administrator (DBA) is typically tasked with making applications run more efficiently in order to meet service level agreements (SLAs) or just to ensure optimum user experience. From the users’ perspective, this means faster execution times and quicker application response times. Read more…

Rethinking Log Analytics at Cloud Scale

Aug 19, 2020 |

Log analytics is soaring in popularity, and Elasticsearch has captured a lot of that growth. But running a performant Elasticsearch cluster at scale is notoriously difficult. Now a company called ChaosSearch is touting a unique approach to the scalability problem, which uses indexing and query optimization to effectively turn S3 into database that can feed huge amounts of data to upstream systems at a fraction of the cost. Read more…

News In Brief

New AI Tool Maps the Families of the Bible, A Song of Ice and Fire

Sep 17, 2020 |

Diffbot is obsessed with knowledge. The Palo Alto-based knowledge-as-a-service company is on a quest to “build the first comprehensive map of all human knowledge,” according to its founder and CEO Mike Tung – and it’s doing that using a medley of machine learning methods to automatically crawl, index, and correlate the content of the internet. Read more…

New Analytics Tools Predict COVID-19 Patient Mortality

Sep 8, 2020 |

One of the most urgent needs in the care of patients with COVID-19 is a better understanding of which patients will require more intensive treatment and attention. Now, researchers from Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI) are applying big data analytics to build predictive models of COVID-19 patient risk that could help physicians better manage patient care during the pandemic. Read more…

Interactive Memory Service Leverages AI

Sep 4, 2020 |

StoryFile offers a somewhat unique service that seems poised to look like something out of Black Mirror. The company – a relative newcomer – helps people to record themselves telling their stories, then presents those stories in an interactive, voice-activated interface. Read more…

DataRobot Report Claims Massive ROI for Its Enterprise AI Tools

Aug 26, 2020 |

Enterprise AI firm DataRobot has, in partnership with Forrester Consulting, released the results of a new study of the return on investment for DataRobot’s tools – and, perhaps unsurprisingly, DataRobot’s report has found that DataRobot’s products deliver an enormous return on investment (ROI). Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: AI, Brussels, Climate Change & More

Aug 25, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

This Just In

Monte Carlo Raises $16M to Build the World’s First Data Reliability Platform

Sep 16, 2020 |

We’re excited to share that Monte Carlo has raised $16M in funding to pioneer the Data Reliability category. Our Series A was led by Accel, with participation from GGV Capital, and enables us to pursue our mission of accelerating the world’s adoption of data by reducing Data Downtime. Read more…

Logical Clocks Introduces new Machine Learning Technique to Detect Fraud and Prevent Money Laundering

Sep 15, 2020 |

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, Sept 15, 2020  – Logical Clocks introduces a new machine learning technique to train models for fraud detection using deep learning and Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs). Read more…

TIBCO Named a Leader in Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning by Independent Research Firm

Sep 11, 2020 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 11 — TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in enterprise data, empowers its customers to connect, unify, and confidently predict business outcomes, solving the world’s most complex data-driven challenges. Read more…

Talend Accelerates Path to Revealing the Intelligence in Data

Feb 27, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF., Feb. 27, 2020 Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a global leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, today announced the Winter ‘20 release of Talend Data Fabric. Read more…

Study Reveals Hidden Drivers of AI Adoption

Feb 27, 2020 |

FRANKLIN, MASS., Feb. 27, 2020 — Interactions, LLC, the world’s largest stand-alone artificial intelligence (AI) company, today announced the release of “State of AI Decision-Making,” a report that unveils top drivers of AI adoption in the enterprise, with surprising results. Read more…

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