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Cloudera Gives a Peek at Future ML Platform

Dec 5, 2018 |

Cloudera continued its evolution away from Hadoop today by announcing a technical preview for Cloudera Machine Learning, its new data science and data engineering platform that’s based on Kubernetes, which enables it to run in the cloud and on premise. Read more…

What’s Driving the Cloud Data Warehouse Explosion?

Nov 8, 2018 |

The advent of powerful data warehouses in the cloud is changing the face of big data analytics, as companies move their workloads into the cloud. According to analysts and cloud executives, the phenomenon is accelerating, thanks largely to the potential to save large sums of money, analyze even bigger data sets, and eliminate the hassle of managing on-premise clusters. Read more…

Picking Sides in the Customer 360 War

Oct 31, 2018 |

Don’t look now but a war is shaping up among software giants to win the hearts and minds of consumers with big data and next-generation customer 360 analytics. Three separate groups, including Oracle CX Unity, the Open Data Initiative, and Salesforce’s Customer 360, have been created in the past month to build data-sharing ecosystems that streamline the gathering and analysis of customer data for sales and marketing purposes. Read more…

What Does IBM’s Acquisition of Red Hat Mean for Open Source?

Oct 29, 2018 |

At first glance, IBM’s surprise announcement that it plans to buy Red Hat for $34 billion looks like a victory for open source, which has been a huge driver of innovation in the IT market for decades. Read more…

New Cloudera Plots a Course Toward a Unified Future

Oct 24, 2018 |

The merger of Hortonworks and Cloudera will eliminate competition in the market for big data platforms and create a clear leader in the space. Once the transaction is complete, the new Cloudera will embark upon the challenging task of merging the two companies’ Read more…

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UC-Berkeley Expands Data Science 101

Oct 26, 2018 |

It is becoming increasingly obvious to college undergraduates that entering the data science field may be the quickest way to find a job in their field after graduation.

The University of California at Berkeley, long a hotbed for data science and big data innovation, including a growing list of successful spinoffs, reports that undergraduate students are flocking to its new data science major introduced this fall. Read more…

Microsoft Extends ML Framework

Oct 10, 2018 |

The latest release of Microsoft’s machine learning framework incorporates a new API intended to help .NET developers train models for improved predictions in uses cases like image classification and speech translation. Read more…

Data Manager Eyes NoSQL in the Cloud

Sep 12, 2018 |

Data management vendors continue to target the growing number of cloud-native NoSQL database applications while shifting their platforms to Docker containers to handle microservices-based apps.

Among them is Rubrik, which this week rolled out the latest version of its data protection platform upgraded to handle cloud-based applications on NoSQL databases, including Cassandra and MongoDB. Read more…

Attunity Brings CDC to Google Cloud

Sep 11, 2018 |

Enterprises that are looking to push transactional data from on-premise systems into Google’s cloud environment may want to check out the latest from Attunity, which today announced support for Google Cloud Platform with its change data capture (CDC) software. Read more…

Spotting Bugs in a Searchable Code Database

Aug 23, 2018 |

A stealthy developer of a software analytics engine designed for scanning code to spot security holes and programming glitches surfaced this week with a pair of investors and a strategy for making code searchable in a database. Read more…

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