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Backing Up Big Data? Chances Are You’re Doing It Wrong

Nov 22, 2017 |

The increasing pervasiveness of social networking, multi-cloud applications and Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services continues to drive exponential growth in big data solutions. As businesses become more data driven and larger, more current data sets become important to support the online business processes, analytics, intelligence and decisions. Read more…

Q&A with Domino Data Lab’s CEO

Nov 21, 2017 |

The field of data science is fairly young and evolving extremely rapidly. Finding people who can harness the tornado of big data tech is a major challenge. One of the up and coming vendors who are making data science more accessible is Domino Data Lab. Read more…

What’s Keeping Deep Learning In Academia From Reaching Its Full Potential?

Nov 20, 2017 |

Deep learning is gaining a foothold in the enterprise as a way to improve the development and performance of critical business applications. It started to gain traction in companies optimizing advertising and recommendation systems, like Google, Yelp, and Baidu. Read more…

This Concussion Protocol Runs on NoSQL

Nov 14, 2017 |

Wham! The receiver takes a huge helmet-to-helmet hit, courtesy of the opposing team’s strong safety. He gets up, wobbles a bit, and heads back to the huddle. But is it safe for him to return to the game? Read more…

How to Make Deep Learning Easy

Nov 9, 2017 |

Deep learning has emerged as a cutting-edge tool for training computers to automatically perform activities like identifying stop signs, detecting a person’s emotional state, and spotting fraud. However, the level of technological complexity inherent in deep learning is quite daunting. Read more…

News In Brief

MapR Takes Aim at DataOps with Platform 6.0

Nov 21, 2017 |

MapR today unveiled a new release of its converged data platform that’s aimed at helping companies use emerging DataOps concepts to go from data science insight to positive business result in a speedy, reliable, and secure manner. Read more…

Distributed PostgreSQL Settling Into Cloud

Nov 16, 2017 |

Organizations that want the scalability of a distributed PostgreSQL database but don’t want the hassle of managing it themselves may be interested in the latest news from Citus Data, which today unveiled new options for its hosted, scale-out relational database. Read more…

What SQL’s Co-Creator Sees in NoSQL

Nov 1, 2017 |

As the co-creator of Structured Query Language (SQL), Don Chamberlin knows a thing or two about pulling data out of relational databases. So when he spoke at the user conference for NoSQL database vendor Couchbase last week, it raised a few eyebrows. Read more…

Aerospike Now Offers Strong Consistency with NoSQL Database

Oct 18, 2017 |

Aerospike’s speedy NoSQL database has traditionally been used to power applications where high performance matters more than data correctness. With yesterday’s unveiling of a fourth version of the database, Aerospike added the option to prioritize data consistency, thereby opening up new uses for the database. Read more…

This Data Lake Runs On Graph

Oct 10, 2017 |

When some people hear the words “data lake,” they assume that it must run on Apache Hadoop or maybe Amazon S3. But the folks at Cambridge Semantics are finding traction in certain industries with a data lake solution that runs atop a graph database. Read more…

This Just In

Kinetica Launches Operations in Japan, Partners with Networld to Develop an AI Center

Oct 23, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2017 — Kinetica today announced its partnership with Networld Corporation, the value-add distributor of Kinetica based in Tokyo, to develop a world-class Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center in Japan. Read more…

Flow.ai Launches Conversational AI Toolkit

Oct 19, 2017 |

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 19, 2017 — Flow.ai has launched the Flow.ai Conversational AI Toolkit. Flow.ai takes conversational AI design a step further by offering the tools for professional teams to easily collaborate on building chatbots or other conversational applications. Read more…

MarkLogic Releases New Enterprise-Class Data Hub Framework

Sep 26, 2017 |
SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 — MarkLogic Corporation, the leading operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database provider, announced a new reference architecture, the MarkLogic Data Hub Framework, specifically designed to allow IT architects and developers to quickly and easily integrate data silos and drive digital transformation projects. Read more…

GigaSpaces Integrates InsightEdge Platform with BigDL for Scalable Deep Learning Innovation

Sep 20, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 — GigaSpaces, a leading provider of in-memory computing (IMC) platforms, today announced the new capability to simplify artificial intelligence (AI) through an integration between GigaSpaces’ InsightEdge platform and the Intel BigDL open source deep learning library for Apache Spark. Read more…

RedPoint Highlights Machine Learning-Driven Customer Engagement

Sep 12, 2017 |

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Sept. 12, 2017 — RedPoint Global, a leading provider of data management and customer engagement technology, today announced that George Corugedo, Chief Technology Officer, RedPoint Global, will be speaking on how organizations use real-time machine learning and big data to drive customer engagement and digital transformation at Strata Data Conference. Read more…