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From Big Beer to Big Data: Inside AB InBev’s Digital Transformation

Apr 11, 2019 |

With more than 500 beer brands and $55 billion in sales, Anheuser-Busch InBev is already the world’s biggest beer company. And if all goes as planned with its digital transformation project, it will be the best beer company in the world, too. Read more…

Algorithmia Laser-Focused On ML Deployment and Management

Apr 9, 2019 |

The market for enterprise data science tools is very diverse, with new tools appearing all the time. It may eventually determine users are best served with full-featured suites that handle the entire data science lifecycle, from model development to deployment and everything in between. Read more…

Why This Spreadsheet Interface for Cloud DWs Is Turning Heads

Apr 2, 2019 |

There’s often no escape from complexity in big data analytics. For better or for worse, it’s just part of the game. But at the same time, there are places where a simpler approach to complex problems can yield positive results. Read more…

High Growth Companies Extending Their Lead with AI

Mar 15, 2019 |

Knowing what to invest in has always been a key differentiator in business. Those that do it well tend to thrive, while those that do it poorly tend to stagnate and die. Read more…

What Makes Apache Spark Sizzle? Experts Sound Off

Mar 11, 2019 |

Apache Spark is one of the most popular open source projects in the world, and has lowered the barrier of entry for processing and analyzing data at scale. We asked some of the leaders in the big data space to give us their take on why Spark has achieved sustained success when so many other frameworks have fizzled. Read more…

News In Brief

Microsoft Expands Hadoop on Azure

Apr 16, 2019 |

Microsoft has upgraded its open source analytics services running on Azure with a new version of Hadoop incorporating enhancements of Apache Hive and other open source analytics frameworks.

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Google Cloud Unveils Slew of New Data Management and Analytics Services

Apr 10, 2019 |

Google today unveiled a handful of new cloud services designed to simplify common tasks in the data analytics workflow, including a beta of a new data integration and ETL service called Cloud Data Fusion, the capability to leverage BigQuery from a spreadsheet interface, and the addition of Tensorflow machine learning capabilities to BigQuery ML, among others. Read more…

ScyllaDB Rolls Cloud Database Service

Apr 9, 2019 |

Databases continue to migrate to the cloud with mix results, often requiring customers to choose between the convenience of cloud services and the countervailing costs associated with scaling and performance metrics like low latency. Read more…

MapR to Autoscale Spark and Drill Via Prebuilt Kubernetes Containers

Apr 2, 2019 |

MapR Technologies today announced a technology preview of pre-built containers for Kubernetes that will give customers new capabilities for dynamically scaling their containerized Spark and Drill applications based on demand. Read more…

Interana Delivers Customer Experience Analytics, with a Time-Series DB on the Side

Mar 26, 2019 |

Interana does develop a time-series database. But that doesn’t make Interana a time-series database company. The Silicon Valley firm says it’s gained market traction since it tweaked its approach and highlighted its fast ad-hoc query capabilities in the area of customer experience and customer journey analytics, rather than selling a time-series database. Read more…

This Just In

Industry Experts Write New Book on Big Data Solutions

Mar 19, 2014 |Pragmatic Works, a Microsoft Gold Certified and National Systems Integrator Partner, joined with industry experts from Microsoft and Hortonworks to write Microsoft Big Data Solutions, a complete guide on Microsoft’s Big Data Platform including Windows Azure, HDInsight and Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows. Read more…

PROS to Showcase Big Data Solutions at Microsoft Global Energy Forum

Feb 19, 2014 |PROS, a big data software company, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Global Energy Forum scheduled for Feb. 20, 2014. The one-day event will be held at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center. The company plans to provide demonstrations of how PROS solutions on Microsoft platforms help global energy companies use their big data to sell more effectively. PROS will be in booth 709. Read more…

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