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Data Centers: An Ideal Use Case for Industrial AI

Oct 23, 2018 |

An oft repeated tenet of management is “That which can be measured can be improved.” From finance to productivity, numerous well-known metrics and key performance indicators, such as revenue per employee, drive business processes and management systems. Read more…

How SQL++ Makes JSON More Queryable

Oct 22, 2018 |

For more than 40 years, SQL has provided a standard way to query structured data. However, much of the data being generated and stored today exists in semi-structured formats, like JSON, which doesn’t “speak SQL.” Read more…

Do Amazon’s Biased Algorithms Spell the End of AI in Hiring?

Oct 16, 2018 |

Amazon recently cancelled an AI-driven recruiting program after it was discovered that it led to bias in hiring recommendations. But does that mean that machine learning has no role in human resources? Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: October 2018 Edition

Oct 16, 2018 |

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Read more…

Is it Time to Drain the Data Lake?

Oct 15, 2018 |

The term “Big Data” has been a major point of enterprise technology conversation for decades, and with the rise of the data lake, it’s back in the spotlight.

Early on, the idea of big data was how to store the mass amounts of it being generated by the newly created Web-scale infrastructures. Read more…

News In Brief

Analysts Get A Guiding Hand

Oct 17, 2018 |

It can be tough knowing what you can and cannot do in analytics. While it may be possible to build a query that considers a person’s race during a credit check, it is also illegal (not to mention unethical). Read more…

Nvidia Platform Pushes GPUs into Machine Learning, High Performance Data Analytics

Oct 10, 2018 |

GPU leader Nvidia, generally associated with deep learning, autonomous vehicles and other higher-end AI-related workloads (and gaming, of course), is mounting an open source end-to-end GPU acceleration platform and ecosystem directed at machine learning and data analytics, domains heretofore within the CPU realm. Read more…

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Oct 9, 2018 |

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver “answers” to customers, not more analytics. Read more…

Elastic IPO Expected to Raise $250M

Oct 5, 2018 |

Elastic went public today on the New York Stock Exchange in what could be one of the big data industry’s hottest IPOs of the year.

Elastic started selling shares this morning under the ticker symbol ESTC at $36 per share. Read more…

AMD Eyes Data-Driven Server Upgrades

Sep 26, 2018 |

AMD is zeroing in on datacenter overhauls needed to handle faster data and analytics as a means of chipping away at rival Intel Corp.’s x86 dominance of the enterprise IT infrastructure market. Read more…

This Just In

Kaazing Accelerates Real-Time Application Development with Next-Generation IPAAS

Oct 15, 2018 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 — Kaazing, a leading provider of event-driven web technology, has announced the release of its web streaming connectivity platform called kaazing.io. With kaazing.io, developers are able to quickly launch scalable real-time applications and systems relying solely on web standards (no vendor SDKs needed). Read more…

Teraki Launches AI and Edge Processing Technology to Meet Analytics Demands of Automotive Industry

Oct 11, 2018 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018 — Teraki, a technology leader in AI and edge processing, today announced the immediate availability of its AI and edge processing technology to meet the exploding data analytics demands of the automotive industry. Read more…

Looker Unveils Looker 6

Oct 10, 2018 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 10, 2018 — Today at JOIN 2018, Looker’s annual conference for data professionals, the company announced the latest major release to the Looker platform – Looker 6. Read more…

Alation Adds New Leadership and a London Office

Oct 9, 2018 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LONDON, Oct. 9, 2018 — Alation Inc., the data catalog company, today bolstered its executive leadership team with the appointments of Steve Kennedy as chief revenue officer (CRO) and Bob Block as chief customer success officer (CCSO). Read more…

MarkLogic Unveils MarkLogic Data Hub Service

Oct 9, 2018 |

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 — MarkLogic Corporation, a leading operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database provider, today announced the launch of MarkLogic Data Hub Service, which provides the fastest and most cost-effective way for enterprises to integrate, store, harmonize, analyze and secure mission-critical data in the cloud. Read more…

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