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Big Data Humor: Those Pesky Log Scales

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Knuth Paper-Stack Notation: Write down the number on pages. Stack them. If the stack is too tall to fit in the room, write down the number of pages it would take to write down the number. THAT number won’t fit in the room? Repeat. When a stack fits, write the number of iterations on a […]

Ask a Data Scientist: Data Leakage

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” Once a week you’ll see reader submitted questions of varying levels of technical detail answered by a practicing data scientist – sometimes by me and other times by an Intel data scientist. This week’s question is from a reader who asks for an explanation of data leakage.

NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power Hadoop-as-a-Service for SmartCloud®

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, SmartCloud provides Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big data processing infrastructure running in the cloud.

Data Science 101: Cassandra Tutorial for Beginners

Provided by our friends over at Edureka, Module 1 of their Apache Cassandra course below discusses the fundamental concepts of using a highly-scalable, column-oriented database to implement appropriate use cases.

Sentient Technologies Raises $103.5 Million in Series C Funding

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Sentient Technologies, a company seeking to solve the world’s most complex problems through massively scaled artificial intelligence, today announced it has raised $103.5 million in Series C funding that brings the total investment in Sentient to more than $143 million.

Big Data – Darling of the Retail Industry

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Savvy retailers are harnessing the power of big data by combining data from a number of sources such as web browsing patterns, social media and industry forecasts. They are using big data to predict trends, prepare for demand, optimize pricing, and ultimately to improve each customer’s experience to increase acquisition and retention rates.

Ingersoll Rand Turns Rich Survey Data into Actionable Insight in Hours

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At the Alteryx user conference this year, Ingersoll Rand shared how they use data blending and advanced analytics to help achieve their company goal of advancing the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments for places such as homes, buildings and for transportation.

Visualization of the Week: Dueling Measures of Poverty

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This new interactive visualization tells a compelling economic story based on U.S. Census Bureau data measuring the reach of poverty in America.

GoGrid Powers Cloudera Customer Trials With New 1-Button Deploy™ Solution

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GoGrid, an infrastructure-as-a-service leader specializing in multi-cloud solutions, unveiled its new partnership with Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, providing companies with a fast and easy way to evaluate and run the platform for Big Data through Cloudera Live.

Teradata and MapR Partnership Expands Hadoop Choices within Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache™ Hadoop, has announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering.