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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…

African Hospitals Go Digital with NoSQL and Mobile Tech

Nov 7, 2017 |

In many parts of Africa, patient health records are still a paper-based affair, which greatly hinders the capability of public health officials to track the spread of diseases like Ebola, let alone allow a nurse to access a single patient’s health history. Read more…

Inside JetBlue’s Silo-Busting Customer 360 Initiative

Nov 6, 2017 |

Who are you when you fly? It may sound like a silly question, but airlines find that it’s remarkably difficult to get a clear answer in real time. It’s also at the center of a new silo-busting Customer 360 system that JetBlue recently implemented to take its customer experience to the next level. Read more…

Couchbase’s Engaging Plan for Customer Victory

Nov 2, 2017 |

At its annual user conference last week, Couchbase had the requisite major product launch (Couchbase Server 5.0), customer name-dropping (United Airlines, Pokemon Go, Marriott Hotels), and high-profile guest (Don Chamberlin, co-creator of SQL). Read more…

Teradata Climbs Up the Stack with ‘Analytics Platform’ Strategy

Oct 23, 2017 |

Teradata is extending the types of data, algorithms, and frameworks it can store and run in its flagship MPP database as part of the new Teradata Analytics Platform unveiled at its annual user conference today. Read more…

News In Brief

McAfee Folds Analytics Into Security Tools

Oct 18, 2017 |

The hackers are winning, and most cyber defenses are reactive despite ongoing efforts to achieve real-time threat detection capabilities. While artificial intelligence approaches are making inroads in the cat-and-mouse game of cyber-security, some security vendors are incorporating advanced analytics into security operations. Read more…

AWS, Microsoft Partner on Gluon AI Tool

Oct 12, 2017 |

Cloud services rivals Amazon Web Services and Microsoft are collaborating on a deep learning library designed to accelerate development of models used to construct neural networks.

The open source project dubbed “Gluon” Read more…

H2O Ups AI Ante Via Nvidia GPU Integration

Oct 2, 2017 |

H2O.ai, the machine-learning specialist that unveiled its “Driverless AI” platform this past summer, is upgrading the system via integration with GPU specialist Nvidia’s AI development system.

The Mountain View, Calif., company said last week it has integrated its AI platform designed to address the shortage of data scientists with Nvidia’s DGX platform. Read more…

Tools Boost Access to Product Data

Sep 28, 2017 |

A new set of features is designed to give application developers greater access to critical product data that in many enterprises is viewed only by small groups of employees.

Amplitude, a product analytics specialist, said new features added to its platform also account for the fact that product teams are still using analytics tools designed for marketers. Read more…

Pivotal Takes Greenplum to the Cloud

Sep 14, 2017 |

Pivotal, the software developer that repositioned its core products in 2015 as open source, rolled out the latest version of its Greenplum platform this week with an eye toward enabling analytics on multi-cloud deployments. 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…