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The evolution of advanced analytics in Spark

Over the past few years, Spark has quickly grown from a research project to probably the most active open source project in parallel computing today. …

Big Data

Introducing Apache Spark 2.0

Today, we’re excited to announce the general availability of Apache Spark 2.0 on Databricks. This release builds on what the community has learned in …

Ubiquitous Computing

The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2016

Paxata, Qubole, Gainsight, InsightSquared, Trifacta, Kyvos Insights, SiSense, ThoughtSpot, Google, and Looker are the ten most recommended big data and business analytics companies by employees to friends today.<p>These and other insights are from an analysis completed today comparing Glassdoor …

Big Data

Big Data Benchmark: Google Cloud Dataflow Beats Apache Spark

Big Data consultancy Mammoth Data today published a new benchmark study that shows Google's Cloud Dataflow service outperforms the extremely popular …

Big Data

Amazon Trots Out More Ways to Get Your Stuff Onto Its Cloud

Amazon unveiled several new cloud computing services on Wednesday including a way for business customers to identify the applications they already …

Top 10 Hot Big Data Technologies

As the big data analytics market rapidly expands to include mainstream customers, which technologies are most in demand and promise the most growth potential? The answers can be found in <i>TechRadar: Big Data, Q1 2016</i>, a new Forrester Research report evaluating the maturity and trajectory of 22 …

Big Data

Inside Facebook’s Biggest Artificial Intelligence Project Ever

<b>By Stacey Higginbotham</b><p>Michael Short — Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>April 13, 2016, 1:01 PM EDT<p>The next time you load Facebook, whether its website or …

Machine Learning

Why We Can't Just Let Algorithms Be Algorithms

Picture this: you’re in a busy restaurant having a quiet meal with a friend. Suddenly, one of the patrons, obviously drunk, starts getting loud and obnoxious, going from table to table insulting the other diners. Within a minute or two, all of the other customers are very uncomfortable and wishing …

Twitter

Facebook is succeeding where Google should have dominated

Facebook seems to be leaving Google in the dust in certain areas where the search giant should have dominated. Beyond giving Facebook bragging rights, the company's aggressive development of some of these new technologies has the potential to shake up the business landscape.<p>Take Facebook's recent, …

Big data's biggest problem: It's too hard to get the data in

While big data has been turned into more of a marketing term than a technology, it still has enormous untapped potential. But, one big issue has to …

How Pure Data, Free Open Source Graphical Programming Language, Can He

Pd enables musicians, visual artists, performers, researchers, and developers to create software graphically, without writing lines of code<b>.</b><p>A while …

Splunk: How Operational Intelligence Works On Big Data

The arrival of real-time operational intelligence is now a thing. It is a technology practice and an increasingly adopted tech industry term, but what is it? We might define real-time operational intelligence (RTOI, if you prefer) as a principal and/or a methodology for approaching big data …

Big Data

This 3D-printed Rembrandt is the new frontier in forgery

A new Rembrandt painting was unveiled today in Amsterdam. But the portrait wasn’t exactly made by the 17th century Dutch master; it was created with 3D printers by a team of data analysts, developers, and art historians, <i>The Guardian</i> reports.<p>The painting, called "the Next Rembrandt," was developed …

Rembrandt

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Data Visualization

Review: Databricks makes big data dreams come true

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Big Data

The big data market

Hadoop is the flagship of the much-hyped “big data” revolution, comprising of a host of different technologies. While there are many alternatives and …

Quartz Coin Can Hold 360 TB Of Data For Billions Of Years

Scientists believe they have built a quartz coin that can store 360 TB of data for billions of years, presenting the opportunity for the entire humankind history to be recorded and preserved likely well after humans are extinct.<p>These quartz coins were produced at the University of Southampton, …

Human Rights

Google's new cloud boss is doing something that no company exec has done for almost a decade

SADA Systems, a national-scale reseller of Google Apps and the Google Cloud Platform, says that Greene sat in on a recent customer meeting. Importantly, SADA says it was the first time an exec of Greene's stature sat in on such a meeting in nine years, per that report.<p>And Google is said to be …

Cloud Computing

The Last Hadoop Data Management Tool You'll Ever Buy?

The rise of big data has shaken up the data warehousing market, and one of the established vendors still looking to regain its footing is …

IBM Watson is creepily good at guessing what's in photos

IBM announced that its Watson AI is getting image recognition capabilities earlier in the year, but this site that lets you feed in your own photos to see what it thinks is in them is both impressive and scary.<p>The visual recognition demo lets you give Watson an image URL or upload a photo and it’ll …

Big data and creativity: What we can learn from 'House of Cards'

Data and creativity can work really well together. Don’t believe me?<p>On February 1, 2013, a TV series called <i>House of Cards</i> debuted on the video streaming service Netflix. It proved an immediate hit. Two years later, it has a nine out of 10 rating from more than 275,000 reviewers. Those numbers place …

TV

Where Cloud Computing Jobs Are In 2016

• $124,300 is the median advertised salary for cloud computing professionals in 2016.<br>• Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), EMC (NYSE: EMC) and VMWare (NYSE:VMW) have advertised the greatest number of cloud computing jobs in the last twelve months.<br>• Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue leads the top twenty metro areas that have the …

Employment

The MIT blackjack prodigy who inspired the movie ‘21’ sold his first startup for $500 million — now he’s back with another one

He would know because he was part of the infamous MIT blackjack team that inspired the 2008 Kevin Spacey movie "21."<p>"Blackjack has really strengthened me over the years, to go through the ups and downs of business," Lee told Business Insider.<p>Lee has the track record to back it up. He took his first …

Here's The Coolest Thing About NASA's EPIC Solar Eclipse Video

Watch the moon's shadow sweep across our planet's surface.<p>The web is brimming with photos and videos of Tuesday's total solar eclipse -- the only one this year -- but it's hard to beat the eye-popping composite video NASA just released.<p>The brief clip above lets you see the eclipse not from the …

York University

Why Don't Planets Hit Each Other?

<i>Why don’t planets orbiting the Sun ever hit each other?</i><p>They did! The current solar system is the stable aftermath of a fairly violent growth period, so what we see now is the result of a several-billion-years-long evolution.<p>Many of the objects in the universe didn’t begin their existence in the …

Astronomy

Why AWS dominates the cloud services market

In the latest Magic Quadrant report released by Gartner last year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) maintained its position as the king of cloud Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers. Followed by Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform, the three cloud providers are often referred to as …

21 Scary Things Big Data Knows About You

What does big data know about <i>you</i>?<p>Quite a lot.<p>Every time we use a computer, access our phones, or open an app on a tablet, we’re leaving a digital trail. Most people are vaguely aware that Google knows what they’ve searched for, or that Facebook knows who their friends are, but it goes much, much …

Social Media

How much is Spotify paying Google Cloud?

Two weeks ago, Spotify announced it was migrating from its own datacentres to Google Cloud Platform.<p>This is a huge win from Google because Spotify is …

Value Proposition of Big Data after a Decade

Big data is an umbrella term for many technologies: Search, NoSQL, Distributed File Systems, Batch and Realtime Processing, and Machine Learning ( …

The ZeroDB Database Hides Your Data Even From Itself

Even the server it's stored on can't see what's stashed in a ZeroBD database.<p>A fundamental problem with database security is that in order to make use of database software that software has to be able to actually access the data. Databases do more than just blindly dump things into anonymous …