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Meet Datanami 2021 Person to Watch Mike Bostock

If you've ever wondered how best to present a particular piece of data using a visualization, then you've entered Mike Bostock's world. From the New York Times to his latest startup, Observable, Bostock has been pushing Read more…

Lighting Up Data’s GIGO Problem

It goes without saying that companies need good data if they’re going to become data-driven. But all too often, companies are working with data that’s erroneous, sub-standard, or just plain wrong. The latest vendor t Read more…

Composite AI: What Is It, and Why You Need It

You might have noticed a new term, “composite AI,” floating around the cybersphere. Don’t worry--it’s not a complex new technology that you must master. In fact, while the term may be new, the core idea behind it Read more…

8 Key Considerations for Embarking on a Data Integrity Journey

Modern enterprises are reliant on data, and as the volume of it increases, making that data useful is absolutely critical. However, more data also means the likelihood of incomplete, inconsistent data sets is on the rise Read more…

Bigeye Spawns Automated Data Quality Monitoring from Uber Roots

Having high quality data is essential to having high quality analytics and accurate machine learning algorithms. But as data volumes grow, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep tabs on data quality using traditional Read more…

News In Brief

Researchers Evaluate Neural Language Models, Find XLNet Excellent

Lexical substitution is essentially the process that a thesaurus helps humans to perform: replacing words in a sentence without changing the meaning. Now, researchers from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Read more…

PlanetScale Unveils Distributed MySQL Database Service Based on Vitess

PlanetScale today took the wraps off its new database as a service based on Vitess, the horizontally distributed branch of MySQL that was developed at YouTube. Folks who have struggled with eventual consistency and schem Read more…

KAIST Introduces T-GPS, a Tool for Processing a Trillion-Edge Graph on One Computer

Graphs are widely used to represent a wide variety of systems, ranging from the relationships between users of a social network to the payments among a network of bank accounts, and graph algorithms can process that data Read more…

Spark NLP Crosses Five Million Downloads, John Snow Labs Announces

Enterprise AI applications are booming, and the pandemic seems to have only accelerated their growth. Today, John Snow Labs – which primarily develops AI and NLP tools for healthcare applications – is announcing that Read more…

U.S. Army Employs Machine Learning for Deepfake Detection

Chances are, you’ve heard about deepfakes: convincing and easy-to-manufacture facial imposition and manipulation tools that allow even moderately tech-savvy individuals to, for instance, falsify realistic video clips o Read more…

This Just In

HPE Passes Rigorous Splunk Engineering Tests for Kubernetes Operator with HPE Ezmeral

Jun 17, 2021 |

HOUSTON, Jun 17, 2021 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced it is certified for the Splunk Operator for Kubernetes, which allows users to easily deploy and manage Splunk Enterprise in a Kubernetes infrastructure. Read more…

Partners Together Now: Snowflake Announces FY21 Partner of the Year Award Winners

Jun 17, 2021 |

June 17, 2021 — Partners are a vital part of the Data Cloud ecosystem and key to Snowflake’s growth. Each year at the Snowflake Partner Network Summit, we celebrate our partners and their innovative accomplishments with the Partner of the Year Awards. Read more…

Vertica Announces Early Access of Vertica Eon Accelerator

Jun 16, 2021 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 16, 2021 — Vertica announced early access of its new unified analytics-as-a-service offering, Vertica Eon Accelerator, delivering analytics at top speed from start to finish. Available via the Early Access Program, Vertica Eon Accelerator delivers the high-performance and scalable analytics as well as end-to-end, in-database machine learning to organizations that require the right level of resourcing, management, and control for each analytical use case – all built on the proven cloud native architecture of Vertica in Eon Mode, separating compute from storage and leveraging S3 Object Storage on AWS. Read more…

Alation Named Top Vendor in End-User Study of Data Catalog Market for Fifth Consecutive Year

Jun 16, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jun 16, 2021 — Alation Inc., a leader in enterprise data intelligence, today announced it had been named the top-ranked data cataloging solution in Dresner Advisory Services’ Read more…

Fetch.ai, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center to Develop AI Tools For Cancer Cell Detection

Jun 16, 2021 |

June 16, 2021 — Fetch.ai, a Cambridge-based artificial intelligence lab building an open-access decentralized machine learning network for smart infrastructure, announced today that Poland’s Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) will be joining its Collective Learning initiative. Read more…

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