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Rackspace demotes a CEO to hire a CEO to replace CEO who quit • The Register

Rackspace has named Joe Eazor as its new CEO, replacing the departing Taylor Rhodes and interim CEO Jeff Cotten. Eazor's LinkedIn CV includes senior sales roles at EMC, time as CEO of EarthLink and seats on the boards of Commvault and Discover Financial Services. But it's probably his stint senio...

Google, Lyft, IBM mix microservices into management mesh • The Register

Microservices architecture, in which monolithic apps get broken down into a set of distinct services, goes well with containers and orchestration. Containers (eg, Docker) provide a way to manage and run microservices so that they're insulated from each other, and orchestration (eg, Kubernetes) pr...

It’s a passion project, not a hobby and not a ‘job’ • The Register

Profile How did Bipul Sinha, a man with neither entrepreneurial nor operation executive-level tech business experience, become the CEO of a startup? In his teens Sinha learnt English in India, studied, gained an electrical engineering degree then emigrated to the USA as a software engineer. Later...

Get thee behind me, Microsoft subscriptions • The Register

Dell EMC will release a four-node Azure stack. This potentially places Microsoft's cloud-in-a-can within reach of the SMB. The subscription model thing could get in the way. Microsoft recently released pricing information for Azure Stack, loudly and proudly championing the subscription model. Thi...

Google Cloud boss to speak at … hang on, Nutanix conference? • The Register

Nutanix has booked Google Cloud supremo Diane Greene to talk at its .NEXT 2017 conference, leading to speculation that a deal – possibly around hybrid cloud – is being cooked up between the two. Nutanix tells us: ".NEXT showcases how innovations in enterprise cloud and datacenter technologies...

Space upstart plans public cloud in low Earth orbit • The Register

Last week we talked to a space startup that wants to let satellites run XenServer so they can run virtual machines, which sounded intriguing enough that we decided to learn more. And we’re glad we did, because – without going all gadget-mag OMG! about it – this stuff sounds cool. The com...

Detecting and Solving Crime with Advanced Analytics

Recently, I watched the movie Patriots Day, marveling at how the Boston Police Department and many other governmental agencies were able to quickly identify and apprehend the Boston Marathon bombers using techniques that weren’t even thought of only a few short years ago. The Boston Marathon bombi...

Don’t waste your energy on Docker, it says here – wait, that can’t be right… • The Register

Docker may be the darling of DevOps, but it's something of a minor extravagance when it comes to energy consumption. Computer science boffins affiliated with the University of Alberta in Canada have spent some time comparing the energy used running software applications in Docker containers with ...

Cloudflare’s incredible solution for IoT security

Traffic bouncer Cloudflare has outlined what it claims is the solution to the perennial internet-of-things security problem: pay it. The company points out what most security experts have been saying for some time: IoT devices are a security disaster, they are going to grow exponentially, and whe...

3 Reasons Why In-Cluster Analytics is the Next Big Deal

Recent technological advancement has seen a lot of sectors improve and the analytics sector has not been left behind. The latest advances in the Apache Hadoop system is a major improvement to the Hadoop’s viability as far as data storage is concerned. With these advances, it is clear that SQ...

Boffins fabricate the ‘most complex bendy microprocessor yet’ • The Register

A team of engineers from the Vienna University of Technology in Austria has created what they claim is the most complex flat and flexible microprocessor to date – using a molybdenum disulfide semiconductor. In other words, it's a demonstration of a potentially viable alternative to silicon. The...

Graphite core? There are other ways to monitor your operation’s heart • The Register

The BBC and NHS epitomise enterprise: the BBC has 23,000 staff while the NHS is one of the world's largest employers, with 1.4 million. Their IT estate is vast and central to the delivery of their services. The BBC's iPlayer is on the front line in a world of on-demand TV defined by Netflix, and amo...

Canonical sharpens post-Unity axe for 80-plus Ubuntu spinners • The Register

Exclusive More than 80 workers at Ubuntu-maker Canonical are facing the chop as founder Mark Shuttleworth takes back the role of chief executive officer. The number, revealed today by The Reg, comes as Shuttleworth takes the top role from CEO-of-eight-years Jane Silber, who was previously chief o...

Make us some pretty container storage SW • The Register

Software startup Portworx, which is building storage for containers, has scored $20m in B-round funding. Total funding for the startup, which was founded in 2015 when it received an $8.5m A-round, is now $28.5m. The B-round was led by Sapphire Ventures, with contributions from new investor GE Ven...

Ubuntu UNITY is GNOME-MORE: ‘One Linux’ dream of phone, slab, desktop UI axed • The Register

Ubuntu's dream of a single Linux platform across all your devices has died, swiftly, following a single gunshot to the head. Holding the revolver: founder of Ubuntu, Mark Shuttleworth. Shuttleworth has shocked and surprised the open source community, even those who were critics of the Unity effor...

Big Data is So 2016. We Need Smart Data.

A few years ago, Red Roof Inn calculated that some 90,000 U.S. passengers get stranded every day because of flight cancellations. Acting on this piece of data, the hotel chain figured out how to track flight delays and then serve ads to passengers stranded in airports. The campaign has resulted in s...

Now in top 10 programming languages • The Register

In March, the Swift programming language rose to became the 10th most popular, at least by the measure of TIOBE Software. Open-sourced by Apple in 2015, Swift has been touted as an appealing alternative to better-established programming languages because of its safety, speed, and approachable syn...

New fund puts $141 million toward digital finance in the developing world

Digital finance could completely reshape the economies of the developing world. Everyone in fintech knows that. But no one funding startups has ever devoted their full attention to serving people outside the traditional financial system — until now. Accion and Quona Capital this week launched t...

If at first open source doesn’t succeed, try, try IBM • The Register

Analysis A partnership between IBM and Salesforce involving the namesakes of two of the most influential people in the worlds of business and science. It must have sounded like genius in the PR brainstorming session. Watson, IBM’s AI, is named after Thomas J Watson – once the chairman and chi...

The Era of Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) is Here.

Machine Learning (ML) has revolutionized the world of computers by allowing them to learn as they progress forward with large datasets, thus mitigating many previous programming pitfalls and impasses. Machine Learning builds algorithms, which when exposed to high volumes of data, can self-teach and ...

Uncle Sam needs you… to debug, improve Dept of Defense open-source software at code.mil • The Register

The US Department of Defense wants you to contribute unclassified code to software projects developed in support of national security. Toward that end, it has launched Code.mil, which points to a Github repository intended to offer public access to code financed by public money. But at the moment...

Analytics Innovation, Disruption, And Transformation

I’m presenting a session on Analytics Innovation, Disruption, and Transformation at the BI2017 conference in Orlando next week. This post is an introduction to some of the themes I’ll be covering. Analytics has been around for a long time, and it’s undergoing some major changes, but one thi...

Google Cloud Spanner Enters With a Splash

by Merv Adrian | | Submit a Comment This post was authored by Rick Greenwald, Merv Adrian and Donald Feinberg Last week, Google launched its internal Cloud Spanner DBMS into a public beta. Claiming to be both strongly consistent (like a relational DBMSs) and horizontally scalable (like NoSQL D...

Burning Questions: What is AI’s impact on engagement? strategy

Burning Questions: What is AI’s impact on engagement? SAP Hybris' Jamie Anderson answers how AI is going to change media consumption and how advertisers should prepare. One of the goals of our technology and innovation coverage is to answer the questions our readers have about what is changing ...

6 Videos That Will Get You Up to Speed on Blockchain

I have to admit that I've been late to truly understanding blockchain. Blockchain is making inroads in the financial sector, but will also be an important part of the IoT. I've been wanting to dive deep for a few months now but have never gotten around to it...until today. If you're like me, you hav...

Regulator spanks Microsoft, Amazon, Apple into promising fairer cloud contracts • The Register

Amazon, Apple and Microsoft have committed to providing cloud storage users with fairer contracts after a crackdown by the Competition Markets Authority (CMA). The companies are the latest cloud storage providers to improve their terms and conditions following the CMA's review of compliance with ...

building a streaming analytics Java application against a Kafka Topic

1 0 1 0 Share this on .. Kafka Streams is a light weight Java library for creating advanced streaming applications on top of Apache Kafka Topics. Kafka Streams provides easy to use constructs that allow quick and almost declarative composition by Java developers of streaming pipelines that do run...

Deloitte predicts machine intelligence, not mere AI, as a big trend for 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that artificial intelligence is the next great horizontal technology that will unleash future waves of innovation. Yet AI is not a single type of technology. It takes many forms and encompasses many, many uses. And to focus on AI is to miss the forest for the trees. The ...

19 Enterprise Tech Events You Need to Know About in 2017

By Deciding which technology events to attend this year? We’ve rounded up the best of the best for you, with dates, locations and more. RSA San Francisco RSA Conference 2017 is an opportune event for Information Security and Information Technology professionals at large “to learn about ...

Detecting complex fraud in real time with Graph databases

As more and more businesses move to an increasingly online-focused operating model, they open up new attack vectors for fraudsters – and often struggle to put adequate fraud detection safeguards in place. In industries such as retail and advertising, where fraud has not been a major threat to o...

We All Need Direction: Hello, Apache NiFi!

Would the real Hadoop ecosystem savior please stand up? In the beginning, there was HDFS. Coupled with MapReduce, this budding file system offered great promise for consuming the Web, then parceling out the many indexes that would form the backbone of Yahoo’s search engine. Then came the dis...

Docker adds continuous integration to DataKit • The Register

Here's a handy tool from Docker's GitHub repository: a continuous integration library to help manage DataKit projects. DataKit went open source in May last year. At the time, Anil Madhavapeddy explained it was part of the strategy to let users run Docker natively on Windows and Mac machines. Data...

Why CIOs Should Prioritize People Analytics in 2017

In a world where IT can often be a cost center, IT leaders have an opportunity to provide real value to their lines of business with People Analytics. What is People Analytics? Broadly, it is the use of big data and analytics to better understand your own employees. Over the last 10 years, mar...

Google Cloud unlocks key achievement • The Register

Google on Wednesday introduced its Cloud Key Management Service in beta to help Google Cloud Platform customers deal with their encryption keys. "Cloud KMS offers a cloud-based root of trust that you can monitor and audit," said product manager Maya Kaczorowski in a blog post. "As an alternative ...

Microsoft cans pay-as-you-go Azure for new MPSA licensees • The Register

Come February, Redmond will be ending pay-as-you-go Azure access for new customers on the Microsoft Products and Services Agreement, as it turns to channel partners to win small customers who are floating away. Existing customers currently purchasing Azure on a pay-as-you-go basis through the MPS...

Machine Learning: The Foundation for New-Age Predictive Analytics — Upside

Machine Learning: The Foundation for New-Age Predictive Analytics There used to be a time when relying on reports based on historical data was the norm and considered acceptable for making business decisions. Statistics and forecasting techniques helped augment those decisions but never quite too...

Why Data Sharing Will Help Advance Genomic Treatment

A professional organization is calling for the open sharing of patients’ laboratory and clinical data to complement the results of their genetic testing. The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics took the position in the most recent edition of its journal, Genetics in Medicine. The ...

PeraHealth Raises $14M for Predictive, Real-Time Clinical Surveillance

Thought you might find this interesting Submit PeraHealth, a Charlotte, NC based provider of predictive, real-time clinical surveillance solutions has raised $14 million in funding from Mainsail Partners, a growth equity firm. As the healthcare industry progresses toward value-based care, high co...

5 Can’t Miss Talks at Spark Summit East 2017

If you haven’t been to a Spark Summit yet, you are missing out on the biggest gathering of Apache Spark experts and enthusiasts in the world. 2017’s first Spark Summit kicks off on February 7th in Boston where more than 1,500 engineers, analysts, scientists, and business professionals will gathe...

Your smart fridge is about to make our IoT security nightmare so much worse

LAS VEGAS — Each year, CES plays host to some of the most compelling innovations in the tech industry: self-driving cars, virtual reality, robots, drones and televisions that get bigger and thinner each year. Not to mention Wi-Fi and bluetooth sensors embedded into just about every previously mund...

Google’s big Spanner in the works for price war against AWS • The Register

The cloud wars won't be won on price – but customers are waking up to the costs, according to Google. "It's not a zero-sum game," Brian Stevens, Google's vice president for Cloud Platform and former Red Hat chief technology officer, told The Reg in a recent interview. "We don't think you jus...

2016 – the year 3D XPoint came down to earth from Planet Hype • The Register

Storage Review in 2016 Storage in 2016 saw its on-premises SAN/filer array heartland assaulted by the public cloud on the one hand, and hyper-converged and software-defined storage on the other. The now-classic dual-controller disk array went hybrid to keep storing primary data, but all-flash arr...

The ad block apocalypse didn’t arrive and doesn’t look like it’s going to

News from the ad blocking front has given publishers and advertisers little reason to be hopeful over the past few years. Report after report has traced the software’s growth in popularity as internet users lose patience with clunky and intrusive online ads, and the tools to shut them out becom...

Doctors, data, and diseases: How AI is transforming health care

Health care doesn’t have a big data problem. It has a big data opportunity, thanks to artificial intelligence. Think about the number of inefficiencies in your daily life — long lines, traffic jams, a reliance on “snail mail” for certain bills or communications. Those inefficiencies are inco...

The Year of Big Data: What to Expect In 2017

I see two key themes making an important impact on the growth and transformation of Big Data. First, data in real-time is transforming everything. As consumers, we already experience it everywhere we go. IoT hitting the mainstream only means this trend towards real-time will continue to explode. ...

Introducing Apache Spark 2.1

Spark Summit will be held in Boston on Feb 7-9, 2017. Check out the full agenda and get your ticket before it sells out! Today we are happy to announce the availability of Apache Spark 2.1.0. This release makes measurable strides in the production readiness of Structured Streaming, with added ...

Why I Don t Yet Buy the Russian Hacking Story

(Bloomberg View) -- I'm willing to believe that Russia sought to hack the U.S. election, but I still find the evidence lacking. That skepticism applies to the latest sensation -- a report that Russian proxies in Ukraine are employing the same malicious software used on the U.S. Democratic National C...

Meet the Internet of big, lethal Things • The Register

Silicon Valley’s desire to open up the software that controls heavy vehicles has come under criticism from industry experts. This week the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) renewed its call for the legal protection that manufacturers use to safeguard automotive software to be relaxed. For...

Most Orgnaizations Will Have a CDO By 2019, Says Gartner

At the end of 2015, research firm Gartner Inc. estimated that 25 percent of large global organizations had already hired a chief data officer (CDO). By 2019, the firm expects that number to reach 90 percent. "This rapid shift is the tip of the iceberg," said Ted Friedman, research vice president ...

Ten Tips for Harnessing the Power of Data Analytics

Carey Moretti Trace3 Carey MorettiTrace3 Carey Moretti is Vice President of Data Intelligence Consulting for Trace3. The explosive growth of business data has created a need for companies to adopt data analytics platforms that can make sense of so much information. By the year 2020, about 1...

How Healthcare Will Keep Pace With The Big Data Revolution

Did Science Fiction predict the future of healthcare in the modern world? Dr. Bertalan Mesko, MD thinks so. He’s actually dedicated his entire career to exploring this notion. From printable human tissue to freezing body parts for gunshot victims… science fiction books and movies have fore...

VA Lays Out Plans For Cloud-based Digital Health Platform

The Department of Veterans Affairs has developed a blueprint for a cloud-based technology platform that will integrate veteran data from VA, military and commercial electronic health records, as well as apps, devices and wearables, so that the information is available to providers in real time. W...

Tech Hires See Russia s Sberbank Catching Up on Big Data

(Bloomberg) -- Russia’s biggest bank is paying up to keep the nation’s best tech talent from emigrating to Silicon Valley. To analyze 135 million customers, it needs the power of big data. Sberbank PJSC, which holds 46 percent of Russian retail deposits, says it’s luring experts in the fiel...

Now Primary Data must compete with storage giants • The Register

Analysis Startups arrive with fanfares of new tech and product surprise and then face the long grind to grow their business to newsworthy market status while adding bells and whistles to the basic product. Getting the first product out of the door is a validation of all the technology trend analy...

Preparing for the EU Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The issue of data privacy and sovereignty has dominated the news over the past year, as the member states of the European Union (EU) have individually and collectively taken a more proactive stance regarding the protection of personal information following the revelations made by Edward Snowden and ...

Losses In Data-Related Jobs Clouds Otherwise Bright Jobs Forecast

The information technology sector had a good month in November, gaining 5,400 new jobs in software and technology services, and 114,000 new jobs across all other industries. But those gains came at the expense of job losses in data processing, which were down 2,100 for the month. Overall, these n...

Quick Recipe for #Kafka Streams in #Clojure

Kafka Streams were introduced in Kafka 0.10.x and act as a way of programatically manipulating the data from Kafka. William Hamilton from Funding Circle introduced the concepts in a lightening talk during ClojureX. As discussed by myself and William, make Java Interop your friend. I’ve based my...

The future of the data centre is within • The Register

Promo Future-proofing your data centre is no longer down to a choice of the right servers and storage, it’s now all about connectivity, location and the neighbours. The advantage – and the problem – with technology is that it’s always improving. Your latest server will always be replaced ...

Big Data, Robotics Having a Big Impact On Mining Industry

The growing use of big data analytics, machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is having a huge impact on many sectors, and mining is one of them. A new report from Technavio Research shows that the global connected mining market was valued at about $6 billion in 2015 a...

I’m not having a VMware moment – there’s just something in my eye • The Register

Analysis SAP VP Renu Raman thinks 2U, 24-drive, NVMe storage boxes could provoke a storage VMware moment. Raman looks after HANA cloud computing at SAP and his interests include high-performance persistence architecture for in-memory databases. What he's clocked is that there is storage hardware ...

ArangoDB Closes 2.2 Million Euro Investment Led by Target Partners

Funding to accelerate the company’s product development and international expansion Munich/Cologne (Germany), November 24th, 2016: – ArangoDB GmbH (www.arangodb.com), the company behind one of the fastest growing next generation databases, has landed a 2.2 million Euro investment led by Munic...

From automation to autonomy, IoT is powering Industry 4.0

It’s one of the most bandied around terms in today’s internet age. And while the definition may not be clear to the average Joe, it figures in our life hugely. We are talking about the revolutionary Industry 4.0, simply put it is – automation and IoT. A vision of a smart factory where machines...

Donating online and buying cool shoes

Millennials are known for selfies, Snapchat filters, reality television and — charitable donations? Yes, the generation with a reputation for self-centeredness and instant gratification apparently also exhibits philanthropic tendencies. In light of the holiday season — and with Giving Tuesday...

Polling Failures Don t Mean Big Data is Bunk

After Donald Trump scored electoral victories in the states of Wisconsin and Michigan, the recrimination of the massive infrastructure around political polling and aggregation began in earnest. Republican operative Mike Murphy tweeted, for example, that “data died tonight.” And on the morning...

Oracle Widens Cloud Investments to Battle Bigger Amazon Threat

(Bloomberg) -- Eduardo Frias, chief information officer at Beachbody LLC, recently traveled to San Francisco to hear a pitch from Oracle Corp.’s top brass. Beachbody was already a longtime user of Oracle business software for such tasks as finances and supply-chain management. Now Chairman Larr...

From tiny sensors to big data • The Register

The agenda for Building IOT London is taking shape and early-bird tickets are on sale, so if you want to spend three days next March learning about how to connect your enterprise to the internet of things, stick the dates in your diary now. Building IOT London, brought to you by The Register and ...

Rolling out flash in the enterprise? It’s a matter of application • The Register

Flash SSD is changing the way that we store data. Vendors would like you to use it for all of your applications – and you probably will at some point – but which applications does it make most sense for today, and which might you have to work a little harder on to justify its use? Some rarifi...

Red Hat rolls OpenStack Platform double with help • The Register

Red Hat is changing its OpenStack support plan to tap Agile with those craving long-term commitment following a shakeup in its engineering. The Linux flinger's OpenStack Platform 10, due shortly and based on Newton, will see Red Hat introduce one and three-year lifecycle support for two new plann...

Cisco says it’ll make IoT safe because it owns the network

Cisco Systems is making a play for the fundamental process of putting IoT devices online, promising greater ease of use and security as enterprises prepare to deploy potentially millions of connected objects. Thanks to a dominant position in Internet Protocol networks, Cisco can do what no other ...

predictive analytics what businesses need to know

In an era when data is seen as an increasingly valuable commodity, the tools and techniques used to analyse that data gain extra importance. Historically analysis, even using computers, has been something of a labour intensive task because the raw data needed to be verified and complex models bui...

Recode Daily: Amazon has an earnings miss, and the internet will miss Vine

Amazon surprised the market with a bad miss on earnings, and investors punished the stock with a 5 percent beatdown. Net sales were up 29 percent YoY and the cloud services business is booming, but spending is high and Q4 guidance is weak. — [Jason Del Rey / Recode] Apple rolled out upgraded, t...

Azure brings SQL Server Analysis Services to the cloud

SQL Server Analysis Services, one of the key features of Microsoft's relational database enterprise offering, is going to the cloud. The company announced Tuesday that it's launching the public beta of Azure Analysis Services, which gives users cloud-based access to semantic data modeling tools. ...

Cut to the Chase: How a Data-Driven Culture Fosters Success

Building a business always takes effort, but the challenges can actually increase as the size of an organization grows. As most C-level executives know, corporate power is attenuated. That means senior managers must get creative — and be highly informed — if they want to ensure a positive trajec...

Many Firms Struggle to Access Data Quickly and Efficiently

Despite all the attention focused on data management, many firms find it difficult to access data from different parts of the organization in a quick and efficient manner. Information Management spoke with Josh Klahr, vice president of product management at AtScale, at the recent Strata & Hadoop...

We’ve lost to AWS et al on the public cloud • The Register

Cisco may have conceded defeat to Amazon in the mass market for public cloud consumption, but there are a raft of niche areas that are ripe for the plucking, starting with, er, footwear. The vendor's European, Middle East, Africa and Russia president Edwin Paalvast told an audience of resellers a...

Go teach yourselves Hadoop • The Register

Cloudera, presumably sick of paying its staff to train spies and their ilk, has decided to launch online courses for those wanting to familiarise themselves with Hadoop and Spark. The Palo Alto-based business has long offered training courses, including to Blighty's surveillance agency GCHQ, whos...

Our future is the Rise of the Sensor Machines • The Register

He's not trying to kill you, he's telling you to do more exercise... IPExpo “The majority of SMEs are bamboozled by the Internet of Things and how it will support their business,” Mike van Bunnens, MD of comms tech firm Comms365 told The Register today. Predicting a future where “everyth...

Mossberg: How Google’s bold moves shake up the tech industry

Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Recode by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of Recode. Google’s decision to become a full-fledged, vertically integrated device maker — controlling and blending ...

Google Must Prove It s Making Headway in the Cloud

(Bloomberg Gadfly) -- If horror-film villain Freddy Krueger had threatened terror for nine movies but never followed through with evil acts, eventually movie-goers would have stopped being scared of him. Google is at risk of becoming that neutered Freddy Krueger. For years, Google's cloud soft...

Data Profiling and the Philosophy of Data

This interview is part of The Bloor Group’s research program, Philosophy of Data, which has been underwritten by IRI, The CoSort Company. Eric Kavanagh: Ladies and gentlemen, hello and welcome once again to Conversations About Data. My name is Eric Kavanagh. I will be your guide for a discussio...

You Too Can Become a Machine Learning Rock Star! No PhD Necessary.

A company called Bonsai joins a movement to democratize machine learning. Get ready to build your own neural net. If you are a strong-armed NFL quarterback who reads defenses like genre fiction, a movie star whose name alone can open a film in China, or a stock picker who beats Buffet every time, co...

Oracle’s on-prem cloud plan is mostly Engineered Systems • The Register

When Larry Ellison promised on-premises cloud kit identical to Oracle's cloud, we wondered just what form those boxes would take. The answer? Pretty much more of the company's Engineered Systems. Today, Newman said, Oracle's Cloud Machine does everything Oracle's cloud can. But by December 2016 w...

Nimble architect talks flash storage tests • The Register

Interview We interviewed Dimitris Krekoukias, Nimble Storage's global technology and strategy architect, on the subject of storage array performance claims – he has some strong opinions – particularly about Pure Storage's approach to performance. Pure provided a response to Krekoukias' points...

Yahoo! joins! Adobe! Flash! flush! mob! • The Register

Yahoo! has joined the flood of companies flushing Adobe's Flash. Amit Jain, a senior developer at the p0wned purple portal, has penned a piece for Streaming Media in which he explains Yahoo!'s transition to HTML 5. Jain explains that Yahoo! sniffed the wind before streaming an American Footbal...

IoT 101 – Everything You Need to Know to Start Your IoT Project

Originally posted on Data Science Central Summary: This is the first in a series of articles aimed at providing a complete foundation and broad understanding of the technical issues surrounding an IoT or streaming system so that the reader can make intelligent decisions and ask informed questions...

Strata 2016: BI Meets Machine Learning and the Internet of Me

This Monday is the kickoff of Strata + Hadoop World in New York, and Sisense is going to be there big time – as a Zettabyte sponsor and with more than a dozen people on the floor (so definitely come and say hi if you’re in the neighborhood…) Yours truly will also be speaking at Wednesday, 11:2...

Digital Transformation Creating Opportunities For Managed Communications

Enterprise digital transformation is creating growth opportunities for IT managed communications service providers, according to a recent report from Frost & Sullivan. Organizations are moving away from traditional business models toward digital solutions, and there’s a strong market for tr...

Profile: So You Want to Be a (Data Science) Rock Star — Upside

Profile: So You Want to Be a (Data Science) Rock Star In his day-to-day work as a data scientist, Nathan Hamilton isn't expected to work miracles. If there's anything miraculous -- or, more precisely, not strictly "scientific" -- about the work Hamilton does, it has to do with the imaginative ...

Google to Buy Apigee for $625 Million to Expand Enterprise

(Bloomberg) -- Google is buying software development toolmaker Apigee Corp. for $625 million, the latest move by the search giant to bulk up its cloud-based offerings for businesses. Alphabet Inc.’s Google has agreed to pay $17.40 a share in cash, San Jose, California-based Apigee said in a sta...

IBM’s AI guru leaps over to Brit biz benevolent.ai • The Register

Benevolent.ai, a British artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare company, has hired IBM’s AI expert Jérôme Pesenti, ex-VP of Watson Core Technology, to head up its technology division. Founded in 2013, benevolent.ai was spun out of the management team working at Proximagen, a pharmaceutical c...

HPE’s Haven at the Big Data Conference

Last week was HPE’s Big Data Conference. It was well worth attending, as it turned out, and not just for conversations with HPE engineers and the plethora of Big Data case study presentations. HPE had scheduled two significant announcements for the show. One was a new version of Vertica and the ot...

How Augmented Reality drives the Internet of Things

How Augmented Reality drives the Internet of Things It is a pretty familiar scene, that of the classic morning routine of the future. A person wakes up, gets out of bed, and walks over to their window. As they gaze out at their city skyline, a hologram hovering somewhere in the sky informs them o...

Deep Learning Applications for Smart cities

Guest blog post by ajit jaokar Background and Approach This blog is based on my talk in London at the Re.work Connected City Summit on Deep Learning Applications for Smart cities. The talk is based on a forthcoming paper created with the help of my students atUPM/citysciences on the same theme...

Hitchhiker’s Guide to IoT Standards and Protocols

Guest post by Preston Tesvich. This article originally appeared here. Let’s say you’re in the planning phase of an IoT project. You have a lot of decisions to make, and maybe you're not sure where to start: In this article, we focus on a framework of how you can think about this problem of...

10 Emerging Technologies That Will Drive The Next Economy

Leaders should always be asking themselves What’s new?, What’s next? and What’s better?; that’s where the future is. And we can take deliberate steps to answers those questions… What technologies will drive the biggest changes in industries over the next 10 to 20 years and create the ne...

Firefox for Linux will soon support Netflix and Amazon videos

Firefox 49 for Linux, scheduled for a September 2016 release, will add support for DRM-protected HTML5 videos. Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services will “just work” in Firefox on Linux, just as they do in Google Chrome. Encrypted media extensions come to Linux Mozilla will a...

Full transcript: Genius co-founders Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory on Recode Media

On a recent episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka, Genius founders Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory explained how they’re trying to move past their "startup bro" days. You can read some of the highlights from their interview with Peter at that link, or listen to it in the audio player above. Belo...

Atlassian co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes: Australian tech companies should build bridges to Silicon Valley

For years, we’ve been hearing about cities and countries that want to build their own Silicon Valley-esque tech hubs — think Silicon Alley in New York, Silicon Beach in Southern California and Silicon Wadi in Israel. But Mike Cannon-Brookes, the co-CEO of prominent Australian software company...

Meet Fuchsia, a new operating system in the works at Google

For years, Google has developed two operating systems side-by-side in Android for mobile devices and Chrome OS for laptops and desktops. But it looks as though Google now has a third operating system project underway known as Fuchsia. Although Google isn't revealing much, Android Police dug into ...

Sounds from your hard disk drive can even be used to steal a PC’s data

Researchers have found a way to steal a PC’s data by using the mechanical noise coming from the hard disk drives inside. It’s not a very practical hack, but the scheme has been designed for “air-gapped” systems, or computers that have been sectioned off from the Internet. The researche...

How the Internet of Things Changes Big Data Analytics

Yes, there’s plenty of hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT). But this is one time the hype underestimates what comes next. IDC says there will be 28 billion sensors in use by 2020, with $1.7 trillion in economic value. The scale, breadth, and business value will exceed anything seen in th...

Artificial Intelligence Will Redesign Healthcare

There are various thought leaders who believe that we are experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution , which is characterized by a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies and industries, and even challenging ideas...

2 Billion Reasons to Choose Hitachi for Your SAP HANA Environment

On July 4, 2016, SAP, on behalf of the SAP Benchmark Council, certified (Certification number: 2016035) the latest SAP BW Advance Mixed Load Benchmark (BW-AML Benchmark) where Hitachi now ranks first for the 2 billion initial record load, see the results here. For those of us at Hitachi, these re...

Applying the Kappa architecture in the telco industry

Ignacio Mulas Viela and Nicolas Seyvet will speak in greater detail on this topic as well as on a telco data set from a running cloud during their session Kappa architecture in the telecom industry at Strata + Hadoop World London 2016, May 31 to June 3, 2016. Ever-growing volumes of data, shorter...

5 Awesome Problems Solved Through Data Science – The Data Science Bowl

Booz Allen does not just have a data science team. Yes, we are proud of our industry leading, 600+ member group of data scientists; but that team is not evidence of our firm simply checking a box in the technology market. Our data science capabilities, in contrast, are indicative of our diagnostic f...

Microsoft Closes Acquisition of Revolution Analytics

This blog post is authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of Information Management & Machine Learning at Microsoft. Earlier this year we announced our intent to acquire Revolution Analytics and today I’m happy to say we have closed the acquisition agreement. It is my pleasur...

The Periodic Table Of Google Analytics

Want to understand all the ways that Google Analytics can help you learn how people are interacting with your site? A new “periodic table” may prove useful. Created by Jeff Sauer, the table from his company Jeffalytics covers everything from “As” (AdSense Reports) to even stuff Google Ana...

‘InsideAnalysis’ Hits the Airwaves: Call for Speakers

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Sharkk’s Bravo hybrid electrostatic cans bust the bass, but hit for par elsewhere

Crowdfunding has been both awesome and disruptive. Neil Young’s Pono hi-res music player ranks among the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of all time. There are lots of successfully funded audio projects out there—including Sharkk's Bravo hybrid electrostatic headphones, which have raised m...

IoT security needs to be tougher

Every vendor’s got a piece of the Internet of Things, including Wilson Sporting Goods, which on Monday revealed a Bluetooth-enabled football that captures data about the ball’s performance in the air and relays it to a smart phone app. But also on Monday a security researcher at Trustwave Spi...

IT departments fear they lack skills to implement IoT

IT decision makers are concerned that their departments lack the skills and understanding to exploit current technology trends, such as the internet of things (IoT) and big data, according to a research report produced by service provider Capita Technology Solutions (CTS) and networking supplier Cis...

Mobile internet will grow GDP and generate jobs in Asean countries

Each percentage point that mobile internet penetration rises in Southeast Asia will add an extra $1.5bn to the region’s gross domestic product (GDP), with the potential to add a million jobs by 2020, according to a report by Oxford Economics. Download this free guide Your exclusive guide to CIO...

Building a big data center of excellence

Building a big data center of excellence In today’s business world big data can be a vital competitive differentiator for organizations. Traditionally, businesses needed to limit the scope of the data that they could use to make the critical decisions for driving successful business outcomes. B...

HPE makes further divestments with Micro Focus tie-up to target software-defined market

Micro Focus and Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE’s) software business segments are set to merge in a transaction valued at approximately $8.8bn. Download this free guide How businesses can win talent war with mobile apps, HR data analytics and cloud technology Latest articles on HR best prac...

Statistics is Dead – Long Live Data Science…

I keep hearing Data Scientists say that ‘Statistics is Dead’, and they even have big debates about it attended by the good and great of Data Science. Interestingly, there seem to be very few actual statisticians at these debates. So why do Data Scientists think that stats is dead? Where does ...

Machine Learning, Big Understanding

How will the IC harness advancements in artificial intelligence? By Melanie D.G. Kaplan • 2016 ISSUE 3 The ancient Chinese game of Go has simple rules, yet is extremely sophisticated. With a large board and few restrictions, the game is said to be a googol (10 to the hundredth power) times more...

HPE adds major components to Partner Ready program

As Hewlett-Packard Enterprise approaches the first year anniversary of its historic separation, the new company has integrated the services program into the Partner Ready channel program at the 2016 Global Partner Conference in Boston. But adding the Partner Ready Service Provider plan into Partn...

Data Quality Determines Decision Outcomes

Big data does not change the relationship between data quality and decision outcomes. It underscores it. The elegance of analytics systems and processes lies not in the gathering, storing and processing of data. Today’s technology has made this relatively easy and common. Rather it is in the in...

NetApp Boosts Performance, Lowers Cost of Data Analytics Applications for Midsize Businesses, Remote Offices

NetApp Boosts Performance, Lowers Cost of Data Analytics Applications for Midsize Businesses, Remote Offices Enhanced SANtricity software, new entry-level E2800 all-flash array deliver affordable performance, simplify process needed to extract value from third platform data “Our health insuranc...

30 Days of Artificial Intelligence in 30 Different Fields

In a month-long series of blog posts, Little Bird will highlight influential people and possible scenarios in 30 different fields poised to be impacted by artificial intelligence. “The business plans of the next 10,000 startups are easy to forecast,” technology author Kevin Kelly recently wro...

Oracle Q1 2016-17: Oracle’s cloud sales grow to almost $1bn

On the eve of its annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, the supplier has announced first-quarter 2016-17 revenues of $8.6bn, up by 2% on the same quarter in 2016, but $100m short of its declared target. The company cited the effects of the Brexit decision as a factor in the reduction ...

Maturing OpenStack faces enterprise IT challenges

The OpenStack summit in Barcelona on 25-28 October is expected to be the foundation’s biggest-ever European event, and reflects the growing maturity of the open source cloud. Download this free guide How to enhance your network for the future Latest on networking developments and directions: NF...

On-premise IT still the only way to run certain tasks

The cloud comes in a range of shapes and forms. There is the private cloud, which gives you flexibility, but is costly to maintain and configure and has limited scalability. Download this free guide Defining the datacentre needs of 21st century enterprises A collection of our most popular article...

Top 30 Free Web Scraping Software

Web scraping (also termed web data extraction, screen scraping, or web harvesting) is a web technique of extracting data from the web, and turning unstructured data on the web into structured data that can stored to your local computer or a database. The web scraping technique is implemented by w...

In 5 years, chatbots could become a govt customer service norm

Booz Allen Hamilton will partner with Conversable to test and deliver automated messaging. Samantha Ehlinger is a technology reporter for FedScoop. Her work has appeared in the Houston Chronicle, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and several McCl... Booz Allen Hamilton and Conversable are teaming up t...

5 Reasons Why You Need an Agile Delivery Model for SAP

The developing digital economy is driving a big change in the way applications and infrastructure are provisioned and delivered. But what if you’re running applications like SAP and it feels like the digital transformation doesn’t have a direct impact on you, at least not right now? In tha...

Apache Spark vs. MapReduce #WhiteboardWalkthrough

Published on Jun 17, 2015 http://bit.ly/1P6eUj4 – In this week's Whiteboard Walkthrough, Anoop Dawar, Senior Product Director at MapR, shows you the basics of Apache Spark and how it is different from MapReduce. Find more information on http://mapr.com/spark Don't forget to subscribe and ...

Cisco Announces IoT Challenge for Entrepreneurs

Kicking off today, the Challenge gives entrepreneurs a chance to win a total of $250,000 in awards, including $150,000 to the first place winner. The Challenge focuses on the Internet of Things and will help startups capitalize on new game-changing trends and develop opportunities for potential coll...

Top CIO investments revealed at 2016 Channel Elite Awards

TORONTO – At CDN’s Channel Elite Awards, the results of its 2016 Canadian CIO Census were unveiled showcasing what senior IT professionals believe to be top concerns in the next 12 months and on a day-to-day basis. The CIO Census also pinpointed the investments CIOs plan to make. Data securit...

Making a game of phishing

Phishing continues to be the most popular route for cyber criminals, and was number one on the Top 10 Common Threat Techniques list in the (ISC)2 Global Information Workforce Study. Download this free guide Your exclusive guide to CIO trends A collection of our most popular articles for IT leader...

Advanced analytics tools extract business value from big data

Thank you for joining! Access your Pro+ Content below. Advanced analytics tools extract business value from big data This chapter is included in the Big data initiatives get huge boost from new technologies E-Book. Big data environments based on technologies such as Hadoop and Spark are bei...

University Team Up To Explore Space Through Big Data

Big Science, Big Data: UWC collaborates to tackle 21st century astronomy When the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) comes online, it will be a telescope unlike any other – 50 times more sensitive than any other radio instrument, able to survey the sky thousands of times faster and more accurately th...

MapR’s Spyglass Initiative Will Capture Deeper-Dive Analytics, Views for Improving Big Data Operations

This month, MapR Technologies is set to shine a brighter light on big data operations and management by capturing and displaying yet-unseen analytics for MapR Converged Data Platform components for NoSQL, Hadoop, and Spark. IDN looks at how MapR's Spyglass could power the next leg in big data adopti...

VMware and AWS joint venture to help enterprises manage multi-cloud environments

VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are embarking on a partnership that will allow enterprises to move their vSphere-based, private cloud workloads into the Amazon public cloud with ease. Download this free guide Defining the datacentre needs of 21st century enterprises A collection of our most ...

Scalable Emotion Intelligence: From Data Collection and Analytics to Robust Predictive Models Building

At Realeyes, we believe that we can assess the quality and relevance of video content by capturing and analysing an individual’s facial expressions and emotions as they watch it. Every day, we collect terabytes of video recordings across multiple countries, devices and web platforms, to determine ...

Blogging My Way Through Data Science, Big Data, and Analytics

I frequently write blog posts on other sites. You can find those articles here (updated March 21, 2016): Microblogging on Twitter at @KirkDBorne http://rocketdatascience.org/ (the one you are reading now) http://www.datasciencebowl.com/author/kirkborne/ https://www.mapr.com/blog/author/d...

Databricks enters deep learning market

Databricks has announced the addition of deep learning support to its Apache Spark platform, enabling developers to integrate deep learning libraries into their models. The new functionality has been developed to help data scientists get more relevant information from their applications, whether ...

Microsoft Canada channel chief says partners must innovate

It is up to the channel, in addition to Microsoft, to help drive innovation in Canada, according to Microsoft Canada channel chief Jason Brommet. “The channel in Canada has an incredible role and responsibility to help drive innovation in the country, and I do firmly believe that it is part of ...

Yahoo admits data breach may affect Verizon acquisition

Yahoo has for the first time admitted that staff knew about the data breach two years before it was confirmed publicly, and that the incident could affect the $4.83bn sale deal with Verizon. Download this free guide Your exclusive guide to CIO trends A collection of our most popular articles for ...

Why Our Crazy-Smart AI Still Sucks at Transcribing Speech

In an age when technology companies routinely introduce new forms of everyday magic, one problem that remains seemingly unsolved is that of long-form transcription. Sure, voice dictation for documents has been conquered by Nuance’s Dragon software. Our phones and smart home devices can understand ...

Competition authority wants feedback on open banking plan

The government’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has requested feedback on proposals to increase competition in the UK banking sector. The consultation is part of an investigation into retail banking that began in 2013. Many of the suggestions are a reaction to the digital revolution...

One in four Wi-Fi hotspots vulnerable to attack, study finds

More than a quarter of Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide are not secured and pose a risk to users’ personal data, according to Kaspersky Lab. The finding is based on the analysis of information on more than 31 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, which showed that traffic over 28% could be intercept...

MapR Launches Analytics Package Backed by Data Platform and Scientists

Posted 2016-11-22 The core of the MapR Customer 360 QSS is to plan and execute machine learning models to address key digital marketing imperatives for the CMO. Conventional CRM Doesn't Scale as Well Several Use Cases in the Mix Need a data scientist to help solve a marketing or sales an...

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Singapore Power deploys IoT platform

Singapore Power will connect an additional 200,000 residential electricity customers by widening the use of its existing wireless mesh network platform. Download this free guide IT Project: Internet of Things Have an in-depth look at the opportunities and challenges presented by the internet of t...

Forrester stresses link between analytics in HR and business results

In a new report, Forrester Research says that people analytics is critical for running a successful business and that HR needs to become more skilled and creative about using data to make decisions about talent. The report describes four types of analytics in HR and gives examples of more than 30 ve...

How IoT and analytics are creating today’s hottest tech jobs

How the IoT is creating today's hottest tech job: Edge analytics All of the action is at the edge of the network today, and that edge is increasingly being defined by the Internet of Things, both the consumer and industrial variety. The industrial IoT in particular has become a rallying cry for t...

Apple may invest in SoftBank’s $100 billion tech fund

Photo by Chesnot, Getty Images Apple may be considering an investment in a tech fund from Japan's SoftBank Group, which is hoping to raise $100 billion. That would make it one of the world's biggest tech funds. If Apple signs on, the fund would count the world's most valuable company among its...

Top 10 software development stories of 2016

In years gone by, CIOs outsourced software development to save money. Apart from software companies, no business saw software development as truly strategic. Download this free guide How businesses can win talent war with mobile apps, HR data analytics and cloud technology Latest articles on HR b...

Top 10 datacentre stories of 2016

As enterprises move to offload the management of their IT infrastructure to cloud and colocation providers, the 2016 news landscape has been largely dominated by the impact this is having on the demand for datacentre capacity around the globe. Download this free guide Hybrid Cloud workloads: The ...

Three-quarters of enterprises collecting IoT data, says 451 Research

A total of 71% of global businesses are now gathering internet of things (IoT) data in some form or other, and 90% expect to increase spending over the next 12 months, according to a report produced by analysts at 451 Research. Download this free guide IT Project: Internet of Things Have an in-de...

HMV changes its IT tune to cut maintenance spend on legacy on-premise systems

HMV has is using hybrid cloud, thin clients and server virtualisation to help cut the amount it spends on supporting legacy IT deployments to support its commercial growth plans. Download this free guide Project review: the current state of Virtualisation Take a look at the most recent virtualisa...

Telcos need real-time analytics strategies to capitalise on big data

Millions of terabytes of digital information are flowing every day, and it is the communications service providers (CSPs) that have access to a staggering amount of this data, perhaps more than any business or industry in the world. Download this free guide How to enhance your network for the fut...

The Full Spectrum: How a Visual Analytics Platform Empowers the Business

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing – and that’s especially true in information management. If you only know part of the story, you can easily make a bad decision that takes your company down the wrong path. It’s only by getting the whole story from your data that you can responsibly guide...

A New Development Platform for Native SAP HANA Applications

SAP HANA is the central, powerful data platform for SAP environments, with the ability to process nearly any type or amount of data in real time. There are now many well-established ways to develop applications and business content on SAP HANA to take advantage of its robust features. The ABAP 7.5 s...

Blendo Now Supports Google BigQuery as a Data Warehouse Destination

It's time to rethink how you load your data into Google BigQuery Here’s why... Let me guess. You want to load your data in Google BigQuery. You write your code, connect with all your data sources. You’re doing everything right… You need it now though! Not in days, not in weeks, not in month...

For heavy unlimited data customers, life just got harder

Photo by CNET Depending on who you ask, this is either a new age for unlimited data or the end of a really good ride. Verizon and AT&T are playing hardball with legacy unlimited data customers, people who signed up for all-you-can-eat data in the early days when it was cheap, and never gav...

50+ Data Science and Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets. There are thousands of packages and hundreds of functions out there in the Data science world! An aspiring data enthusiast need not know all. Here are the most important ones that have been brainstormed and captured in a compact few pages.Mastering Data ...

Want to learn Ignite more? Help to release 2.0

I’ve aggregated a list of quick tickets that have to be done in approaching huuuuge Apache Ignite 2.0 release: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IGNITE-4547 <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IGNITE-4547> Go ahead a pick the one of your interests whether you’re a newbie who w...

Best job for analytics professionals: Data scientist still topping lists

Data scientist has been a trending title for analytics professionals the last couple of years — and it’s no surprise since a recent Glassdoor report found that the data science field offers not only a good work-life balance, but also hefty pay and lots of opportunities. This has not gone unnotic...

Apache Spark Memory Management

Memory management is at the heart of any data-intensive system. Apache Spark, in particular, must arbitrate memory allocation between two main use cases: buffering intermediate data for processing (execution) and caching user data (storage). This talk will take a deep dive through the memory managem...

Implementation of Graph Database for OpenCog Artificial General Intelligence Framework using Neo4j

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The Internet of Things and the future of manufacturing

Executives at Robert Bosch and McKinsey experts discuss the technology-driven changes that promise to trigger a new industrial revolution. In what's called the Internet of Things, the physical world is becoming a type of information system—through sensors and actuators embedded in physical obje...

Following the Data Through a Digital Transformation

As companies progress through the various stages of a digital transformation, their use of data and digital assets changes PHOTO: marco forno Despite what any technology company says, digital transformation is not something you can buy. But it will force you to spend. A digital transformation ...

Kirk Borne on data science and big data analytics, data literacy

Data science and big data analytics issues, as well as data literacy, are addressed in an interview with Kirk Borne, a well-known data scientist. Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2017 Winners! : Social Media Examiner Are you looking for some great social media blogs to add to your daily reading?...

New model datacentres require hybrid approach

The datacentre vision of just a decade ago was focused on a consolidated infrastructure located in a single datacentre – with a hot backup site – consisting of a small number of highly scalable servers servicing a large application pool. Download this free guide Defining the datacentre needs ...

Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

Already have a Gartner account? Sign in to view this research document. SIGN IN Forgot username or password? Not a Gartner Client? Want more research like this? Learn the benefits of becoming a Gartner client. contact us online Summary The business intelligence and analytics platform ...

At IBM’s Watson lab, customers marry the power of AI with the IoT

At about lunchtime on an unseasonably warm February day, a small commercial drone hovered alongside Highlight Tower; a striking, angular glass block soaring 126m over a suburban Autobahn on the outskirts of Munich, with equally striking views. Download this free guide IT Project: Internet of Thin...

New, old, and reliable machine learning libraries for Python

You don't have to be a data scientist to be fascinated by the world of machine learning, but a few travel guides might help you navigate the vast universe that also includes big data, artificial intelligence, and deep learning, along with a large dose of statistics and analytics. ("Deep learning" an...

Dell EMC creates channel program for cloud providers

The alliances area of Dell EMC has developed a special channel program specifically for cloud solution providers along with service providers that will fit inside the overall program released earlier this year. Called the Dell EMC Cloud Service Provider and Strategic Outsourcer Program Track, thi...

Pass on the JSON, and choose binary encoding formats instead

Binary encoding formats promise significant performance improvements for communications-intensive apps. TheServerSide caught up with Martin Thompson, founder of Real Logic, who implemented a new binary protocol format for financial trading that is over 1,000 times faster than JSON. Download this ...

What to Expect for Big Data and Apache Spark in 2017

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What MBA Students Need to Know about Customer Experience, Data Science and Surveys

I was asked to give a two-hour lecture at the University of Washington to an executive MBA class on the topic of measurement and analytics in customer experience. I covered such topics as Big Data, data science and how they can help you improve customer understanding. I’d like to thank the instruc...

‘Artisanal’ Hadoop environment complicates big data system design

More and more mainstream enterprises are starting to employ Hadoop and related technologies, but many run into difficulties navigating the transition to an intricate big data architecture and then making it work to their advantage. That's according to Merv Adrian, a data management analyst at Gar...

Essential Tips for Using Apache Drill with OBIEE 12c

September 02, 2016 | BY Robin Moffatt Apache Drill enables querying with SQL against a multitude of data sources, including JSON files, Parquet and Avro, Hive tables, RDBMS, and more. MapR has released an ODBC driver for it, and I thought it'd be neat to get it to work with OBIEE. It evidently do...

Richard Sharp, CTO, Shazam

Richard Sharp recently joined Shazam as chief technology officer (CTO). He previously led the product team responsible for banking comparison products at Google, and more recently he was CTO at Yieldify, a Google Ventures-backed marketing technology startup. Download this free guide A Computer We...

EU-backed fund to encourage data-sharing between startups and enterprises launches

European data research groups are encouraging enterprises to form collaborative data-sharing alliances with small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups, as part of the newly launched Data Pitch project. Download this free guide "Business intelligence is very much a priority for corporat...

Yelp deploys Splunk to improve data access

Online business directory Yelp has deployed Splunk Enterprise to help drive new revenue opportunities across its business. The company has used Splunk to enable more employees to gain access to data across the organisation, making it easily accessible to teams outside of IT. Download this free...

Enterprise adoption of encryption accelerating, study shows

Enterprises adoption of encryption strategies is accelerating, with 41% of those polled saying their organisations have an encryption strategy applied consistently across the enterprise. Download this free guide Jargon buster guide to GDPR The 10 most important things you need to know about GDPR,...

‘InsideAnalysis’ Editorial Calendar Announced!

Still loading... A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z AA 1 InsideAnalysis - 2017 Editorial Calendar - Submit speaker suggestions with titles and emails to [email protected] 2 Broadcast via WFOY, 102.1 FM, 96.5 FM & 1420 AM, St. Augustine, FL - Simulcast around the world... LI...

Get ready: CDN reveals the Top 100 Solution Providers today

The CDN Top 100 solution providers list will be revealed tonight at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in North Toronto. In 2016, CDW Canada claimed the No. 1 spot for the 3rd time in a row. Will they again reach the summit this year? Do you want to know where your company ranks on the T...

What’s your IQ on data science techniques and processes?

Finding valuable insights hidden in your company's data can take very deep analysis. That's where data science techniques and tools come in. Especially in a big data environment, instituting an effective data science strategy enables you make the most of the available data to help your organizati...

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Mahout™ v0.13.0

Monday May 01, 2017 The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Mahout™ v0.13.0 Open Source scalable machine learning and data mining library for Big Data artificial intelligence now more powerful and easier to use. Forest Hill, MD —1 May 2017— The Apache Software Founda...

Understanding analytics and storage performance

The importance of analytics as a business tool continues to grow, so it is critical to understand the impacts of analytics applications on storage systems. Download this free guide 94.4% of cloud apps are not secure enough for enterprises Access this e-guide with 6 key articles on cloud security ...

FCC chairman dishes on plan to rewrite net neutrality rules

Mark Licea/CNET Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai says he wants to fix the agency's net neutrality rules. The FCC is set to vote on a proposal this month that will revisit the rules governing net neutrality, once again opening up the issue for debate. Pai, a Republican appoin...

HSBC adopts cloud-first strategy to solving big data business problems

HSBC has revealed how the success of five machine learning-related pilot projects is set to pave the way for deeper and faster adoption of cloud technologies across its business. Download this free guide IT Project: Migration to Cloud What to move, where and when. Use this checklist and tips for ...

How to Become a Data Engineer

The demand for skilled data engineers is projected to rapidly grow. No wonder that’s the case; no matter what your company does, to succeed in today’s competitive environment, you need a robust infrastructure to both store and access your company’s data, and you need it from the very beginning...

EMC close means the birth of Dell Technologies

The newly named Dell Technologies today announced that the merger with EMC Corp. is complete, effectively establishing “ the world’s largest privately-controlled tech company.” According to the firm, formerly Dell Inc., the combined company is now a US$74 billion market leader with an expan...