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Amazon Pinpoint campaigns driven by machine learning on Amazon SageMaker | Amazon Web Services

At the heart of many successful businesses is a deep understanding of their customers. In a previous blog post I explained how a customer 360o …

Machine Learning

Google-led Kubeflow, machine learning for Kubernetes, begins to take shape

Ever since Google created Kubernetes as an open source container orchestration tool, it has seen it blossom in ways it might never have imagined. As the project gains in popularity, we are seeing many adjunct programs develop. Today, Google announced the release of version 0.1 of the Kubeflow open …

Machine Learning

TigerGraph: The parallel graph database explained

<i>Victor Lee is director of product management at TigerGraph.</i>Graph databases excel at answering complex questions about relationships in large data …

Databases

9 pitfalls to avoid in building a successful machine learning program

During my past two decades working in the IT field, I’ve seen artificial intelligence technologies move from conceptual to practical — with machine learning techniques at the forefront, becoming more accessible, even for teams without specialized expertise.<p>With increased use of predictive modeling …

Machine Learning

The military just created an AI that learned how to program software

Tired of writing your own boring code for new software? Finally, there’s an AI that can do it for you.<p>BAYOU is an deep learning tool that basically …

Computer Science

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

A Primer On Predictive Analytics: How To Predict Future Customer Behavior

The abundance of data generated in recent years — by individuals and businesses — means we no longer have to make haphazard business decisions and …

Data Warehousing

Equinix Builds AI Model to Predict Customer Churn

Equinix Inc. is turning to artificial intelligence to help sales representatives spot at-risk customers and intervene before they decide to leave.<p>It’s part of a broader effort at the data center and colocation provider to inject analytics deeper into its business processes. The company hopes to …

Artificial Intelligence

84.51° Builds a Machine Learning Machine for Kroger

Machine learning is a great way to extract maximum predictive or categorization value from a large volume of structured data. The idea (at least for “supervised learning,” by far the most common type in business) is to train a model on a one set of labeled data and then use the resulting models to …

Machine Learning

10 Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine learning practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data,” where …

Forget AWS Lambda, so long Kubernetes – this is the future of serverless

Forget about AWS Lambda and Kubernetes - AWS Fargate is the real future of serverless because it's containers that matter, says New Relic's Lee …

Cloud Computing

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Hedera Hashgraph and MZ unveil next-generation blockchain alternative

Bitcoin is famous as the cryptocurrency that introduced us to blockchain, a decentralized and transparent public ledger that used distributed computing to record transactions. But it was slow, and as Bitcoin became popular, that slowness in updating the ledger became obvious as it handled too few …

Leaving the Nest: Heron donated to Apache Software Foundation

In 2014, we began development on Heron, a real-time streaming and analytics platform, to reliably process billions of events generated at Twitter …

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

4 Ways AI Is Transforming Sales Organizations

AI is not a passing fad. It is here to stay, and it is redefining sales organizations. Companies looking to gain a competitive advantage are quickly (and increasingly) turning to AI to transform sales processes and methodologies. When implementing an AI strategy, it’s important for companies to …

Employee Engagement

52 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Conferences in 2017 and 2018

Machine learning and artificial intelligence in general are two of today’s hottest skills. AI and ML conferences provide a place for you to improve …

Artificial Intelligence

Introducing R-Brain: A New Data Science Platform

R-Brain is a next generation platform for data science built on top of Jupyterlab with Docker, which supports not only R, but also Python, SQL, has …

Data Science

Benchmarking Structured Streaming on Databricks Runtime Against State-of-the-Art Streaming Systems

Benchmarking is a crucial and common process for evaluating the performance of systems. What makes a benchmark credible is its reproducibility. Many …

Software Development

In-memory computing: Where fast data meets big data

The evolution of memory technology means we may be about to witness the next wave in computing and storage paradigms. If Hadoop disrupted by making …

Sharing data in a Microservices Architecture using GraphQL

Here at GetNinjas we’ve faced some problems integrating components of our Microservices Architecture and exploring available options, GraphQL showed …

How to keep your big data lakes clear and navigable

Without good cleaning and archiving practices, data lakes can become dense, murky places. Here are some tips on preventing that.<p>The four Vs of big …

Big Data

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

Open Data

Confluent achieves Holy Grail of ‘exactly once’ delivery on Kafka messaging service

Confluent, the commercial company behind the open source messaging tool, Apache Kafka, announced a new feature this week that should please Kafka users — the ability to send a message using Kafka “exactly once.”<p>That may not sound like a big deal to laypeople, but to folks who use high speed …

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to be sky-high, with IBM recently predicting that there will be a 28% increase in the number of employed data scientists in the next two years.<p>Businesses in all industries are beginning to capitalize on the vast increase in data and the new big data …

Data Science

Databricks brings deep learning to Apache Spark

Databricks is giving users a set of new tools for big data processing with enhancements to Apache Spark. The new tools and features make it easier to do machine learning within Spark, process streaming data at high speeds, and run tasks in the cloud without provisioning servers.<p>On the machine …

Big Data

J.P.Morgan’s massive guide to machine learning and big data jobs in finance

So you want to work in machine learning and big data in finance? In 2017, J.P. Morgan issued a huge new report on that.

J.P. Morgan

What Is Function-as-a-Service? Serverless Architectures Are Here!

It has never been a better time to be a developer! Thanks to cloud computing, deploying our applications is much easier than it used to be. How we …

Apache Beam 2.0 released

The Apache Beam team has announced the first stable release of the project, version 2.0. Apache Beam is an advanced unified programming model …

Google launches Cloud Spanner globally distributed database into production

Just three months after introducing its massive Cloud Spanner database in beta test, Google Inc. today made it generally available across the …