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Inside Anodot’s Anomaly Detection System for Time-Series Data

Apr 19, 2017 |

Time-series data represents one of the most challenging data types for businesses and data scientists. The data sets are often very big, change continuously, and are time-sensitive by nature. One company that’s carving a path through this big data opportunity is Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, in real time. Read more…

Enabling Successful Spread Betting with In-Memory Computing

Apr 12, 2017 |

During the past decade, financial spread betting has become a major growth market globally, offering some significant opportunities for traders. At the same time, spread betting is still a highly volatile, minimally regulated market with significant risks. Read more…

Hortonworks Touts Hive Speedup, ACID to Prevent ‘Dirty Reads’

Apr 4, 2017 |

If you’re considering using Hadoop for SQL-based analytics and BI, you’ll be interested in the latest news out of Hortonworks, which today unveiled a new release of its flagship data platform that boasts a fast new release of Apache Hive, as well as a new ACID merge function that can prevent “dirty reads.” Read more…

Bringing Big Data and HPC Together

Mar 30, 2017 |

What does the intersection of big data and high performance computing look like? About 50 technology leaders from across industries got an exclusive glimpse during Tabor Communications’ inaugural LBD + EHPC event at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Read more…

What’s In the Pipeline for Apache Spark?

Mar 6, 2017 |

According to Apache Spark creator Matei Zaharia, Spark will see a number of new features and enhancements to existing features in 2017, including the introduction of a standard binary data format, better integration with Kafka, and even the capability to run Spark on a laptop. Read more…

News In Brief

Musk’s Latest Startup Eyes Brain-Computer Links

Apr 21, 2017 |

Elon Musk, the auto and space entrepreneur and severe critic of artificial intelligence, is forming a new venture that reportedly will seek to develop an interface between the human brain and computers. Read more…

MapR Extends Its Platform to the Edge

Mar 14, 2017 |

MapR Technologies today unveiled MapR Edge, an extension of its converged data platform that lets customers install MapR nodes practically anywhere they want.

The new offering runs on small portable PCs like the Intel NUC (pictured above), and delivers the full breadth of MapR’s capabilities–including Hadoop, NoSQL, and data streaming functionality—anywhere customers want, from autonomous cars driving rural highways to wellheads in the oil field. Read more…

Intel Acquires Car Sensor Specialist Mobileye

Mar 13, 2017 |

Intel Corp. continued its foray into the autonomous vehicle sector this week with the acquisition of computer vision and machine-learning specialist Mobileye for about $15 billion in cash.

Betting that autonomous vehicles are emerging as “data centers on wheels,” Read more…

Anaconda Gets Big Iron Support From IBM

Feb 10, 2017 |IBM is expanding its embrace of big data analytics to include support on its open source mainframe for the Anaconda stack used by Python programmers. The company (NYSE: IBM) announced Thursday (Feb. 9) that it is collaborating with Anaconda developer Continuum Analytics and Rocket Software to host the open source analytics platform on IBM z/OS mainframes. Read more…

Big Iron Warms Up to Big Data

Jan 31, 2017 |

Despite predictions of its demise, the mainframe keeps ticking. And thanks to its longevity, customers are finding the need to integrate mainframes with big data systems is growing. Syncsort, which develops big data solutions for mainframe customers, recently took a look at the state of big data in the mainframe community. Read more…

This Just In

StackIQ Announces Support for Docker Community Edition, Swarm

Apr 18, 2017 |

AUSTIN, Texas, April 18, 2017 — StackIQ, makers of one of the industry’s fastest bare metal provisioning platform, Stacki, today announced support for Docker with a new Stacki Pallet. A Stacki Pallet is a set of software packages and code that run on the Stacki framework along with specialized installation and configuration information about applications. Read more…

Bright Computing Supplies Bright Cluster Manager to Fox Chase Cancer Center

Mar 6, 2017 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces it has supplied its Bright Cluster Manager solution to the Fox Chase Cancer Center for use in a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster. Read more…

Tokyo Tech Selects DDN as Storage Infrastructure Provider for New TSUBAME3.0 Supercomputer

Feb 17, 2017 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 17 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) has selected DDN as its strategic storage infrastructure provider for the new TSUBAME3.0 supercomputing system. Read more…

DriveScale Joins Dell EMC Technology Partner Program

Jan 9, 2017 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 9 — DriveScale, the company that is pioneering flexible, scale-out computing for the enterprise using standard servers and commodity storage, today announced it has become a certified technology partner in Dell EMC’s Technology Partner Program. Read more…

NVIDIA and Microsoft Collaborate to Accelerate AI in the Enterprise

Nov 16, 2016 |

Nov. 16 — To help companies join the AI revolution, NVIDIA has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate AI in the enterprise.

Using the first purpose-built enterprise AI framework optimized to run on NVIDIA Tesla GPUs in Microsoft Azure or on-premises, enterprises now have an AI platform that spans from their data center to Microsoft’s cloud. Read more…