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The collection of large volumes of data
New blockchain scalability from Waves platform

New blockchain scalability from Waves platform

Saturday, January 14, 2017 by

Waves platform, the custom blockchain token initiative targeting mass-market consumer and business adoption, has announced a series of measures to enable greater network scalability.Scalability has long been a problem for cryptocurrency platforms. Since every transaction is recorded on the blockchain, the requirement of resources to process and store the information con... Read More

Cloudera Enterprise is going to help Experian analyze data

Cloudera Enterprise is going to help Experian analyze data

Monday, January 09, 2017 by

Experian to use Cloudera Enterprise in cloud environment for better data management, for its Credit Information Services, Decision Analytics and Business Information Services business lines.In a move that is transforming the way Experian provides consumer and business credit data to its clients, the company is integrating Cloudera Enterprise onto its cloud environm... Read More

Carnegie Mellon AI competes against top poker players

Carnegie Mellon AI competes against top poker players

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

Four of the world's best professional poker players will compete against artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University in an epic rematch to determine whether a computer can beat humans playing one of the world's toughest poker games.In "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence: Upping the Ante," beginning Jan. 11 at Rivers Casino, poker pros will play a col... Read More

Companies in banking and insurance can use data science to survive

Companies in banking and insurance can use data science to survive

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Florian DouetteauOver the course of many centuries, the banking and insurance industries have developed processes, products and infrastructures that have shaped the economic structure of humankind. But now, they are being challenged by industry outsiders who appeared on the world stage a mere couple of decades ago, and some who eme... Read More

Big Data predictions for 2017

Big Data predictions for 2017

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions by Kunal Agarwal, CEO of Unravel Data In 2017 Big Data will begin to cross a chasm into the mainstream, in large part resulting from the popularity of Hadoop and Spark. Companies will use Big Data for mission-critical needs when running their data stacks. These are the same companies that once had issues with the security threat ... Read More

More data will be created in 2017 than the previous 5,000 years of humanity

More data will be created in 2017 than the previous 5,000 years of humanity

Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions sent in from Sencha's CEO Art LandroIn 2015, Art predicted that in 2016 the explosion of data would drastically transform the technology landscape, requiring organizations to visualize all incoming data from IoT devices for rapid decision making and insight into competitiveness and viability. He believes data will remain a key growth ... Read More

Predictions for Apple Watch, Objective-C, Google, and the rise of Snapchat

Predictions for Apple Watch, Objective-C, Google, and the rise of Snapchat

Thursday, December 22, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions by Alexander Stigsen, the CEO and co-founder of Realm   By the end of 2017, the Apple Watch will still have a very small and uninteresting ecosystem of apps. It won’t be until the next generation of Watch - Series 3 in maybe late 2017 before the Watch platform is sufficiently powerful to attract significant third-party applications... Read More

Demystifying persistent storage: As containers die, data lives on

Demystifying persistent storage: As containers die, data lives on

Monday, November 21, 2016 by

According to a recent survey from Portworx, IT managers depend on containers to help improve their agility, reduce their costs and improve system performance. Yet their number two concern with container storage - loss of data.Containers were developed to be stateless, ephemeral, lightweight tools, only megabytes in size to enable quick application launch. However, in de... Read More

Databricks adds deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform

Databricks adds deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform

Sunday, October 30, 2016 by

Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the Apache Spark project, has announced the addition of deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform. This enhancement adds GPU support and integrates popular deep learning libraries to the Databricks' big data platform, extending its capabilities to enable the rapid development of deep learning models... Read More

Panoply.io partners with ironSource for better data integration and management

Panoply.io partners with ironSource for better data integration and management

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by

Panoply.io has announced a partnership with global technology powerhouse ironSource. The partnership will allow customers using ironSource’s data infrastructure solution - Atom Data Flow Management, to connect their data integrations to a self-optimizing, AWS Redshift-based data warehouse, all with the click of one button from within their ironSource implementation. iro... Read More

Striim collaborates with Google Cloud platform to help enterprises move data

Striim collaborates with Google Cloud platform to help enterprises move data

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by

Striim, a streaming analytics platform, is pleased to announce their collaboration with Google Cloud Platform, and integration between the Striim platform and Google BigQuery, Google’s analytics data warehouse. This integration helps companies seeking to move toward a hybrid cloud infrastructure to easily move large volumes of enterprise data to Google Cloud Platform.&n... Read More

The Intersection of Big Data Analytics and Software Development: Why You Should Be There

The Intersection of Big Data Analytics and Software Development: Why You Should Be There

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by

Despite the proven value of collecting raw software project data and analyzing it to create actionable, easily digested key performance indicators (KPIs), many firms still struggle to extract, analyze, and organize this data into reports—let alone dashboards or scorecards. If this sounds like your organization, don’t be surprised. In my experience, only a handful of fir... Read More

Unravel Data Launches Performance Intelligence Platform

Unravel Data Launches Performance Intelligence Platform

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by

Unravel Data, provider of a full-stack performance intelligence platform for optimizing Big Data operations (DataOps), has emerged from stealth, announcing the first-ever platform to accelerate Big Data applications, optimize resource usage, and provide operations intelligence, all from a single platform. Addressing the larger Big Data market, which analysts at IDC... Read More

Solving the Twin Problems of Speed and Access in Payments

Solving the Twin Problems of Speed and Access in Payments

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by

People want payment to be instantaneous and painless. While that may never be absolutely true, the industry is getting better. What’s driving these improvements are two interconnected trends: shrinking latency and the decline of the walled garden. Working together, the payments community has the ability to create a faster, better industry – and ultimately a ... Read More

Why Big Data Could Also Mean Big Security Breaches for Insurance Companies

Why Big Data Could Also Mean Big Security Breaches for Insurance Companies

Friday, September 02, 2016 by

Quadrant Information Services is warning that digitization is a two-edged sword: with increased capability comes an increased danger of expensive—and possibly actionable—data security breaches.Big Data has been one of the largest growing developments for insurance. Car insurance companies, for instance, used to price policies based on only 10 to 20 rate bearing fac... Read More

Orasi Continues to Expand Big Data Offerings With Alteryx Partnership

Orasi Continues to Expand Big Data Offerings With Alteryx Partnership

Friday, August 19, 2016 by

Orasi Software has announced it has signed a full-service partnership agreement with Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data blending and advanced analytics. The partnership is part of Orasi’s ongoing effort to expand its consulting, services and solutions to include big data. As part of the partnership agreement, Orasi will provide sales, implementation ser... Read More

Summer 2016 Elastic Integration Platform From SnapLogic Launches

Summer 2016 Elastic Integration Platform From SnapLogic Launches

Thursday, August 18, 2016 by

SnapLogic has announced the release of its Summer 2016 Elastic Integration Platform which brings new additions to SnapLogic’s library of more than 400 intelligent connectors called Snaps, and enhances the core platform with improved performance and new data governance features for hybrid deployments.The Summer 2016 release introduces several enhancements to SnapLogic’s ... Read More

Ben Markham Chats About Being a Big Data Developer With Apache Hadoop

Ben Markham Chats About Being a Big Data Developer With Apache Hadoop

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by

We recently sat down with Ben Markham, Big Data Architect, Xiilab and ODPi member about developing sensor data solutions, working with Hadoop, what the big data market looks like in South Korea, and how it is to develop for a South Korean company?ADM:You are a developer for Xiilab, what do you do for them?Markham: I develop applications with Spring and Java EE, whi... Read More

Apache Spark 2.0.0 Release Doubles Down On Big Data

Apache Spark 2.0.0 Release Doubles Down On Big Data

Friday, July 29, 2016 by

Apache Spark 2.0.0 is the first release on the 2.x line offering the first major release of open source Spark since Spark 1.6 in 2015. The major updates in the release include API usability, SQL 2003 support, performance improvements, structured streaming, R UDF support, as well as operational improvements. In addition, this release includes over 2500 patches from over ... Read More

BlueData EPIC Software Platform on AWS for Enterprise Is Here

BlueData EPIC Software Platform on AWS for Enterprise Is Here

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by

BlueData has released the enterprise edition of its BlueData EPIC software platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other public clouds in the coming months including Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.BlueData facilitates the deployment of Big Data infrastructure and applications, leveraging embedded Docker container technology. The BlueData EPIC software platf... Read More

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