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Ask a Data Scientist: The Importance of Exploratory Data Analysis

Q: What is the role of exploratory data analysis in data science?

INTERVIEW: Ingo Mierswa, CEO, RapidMiner

RapidMiner is a software platform developed by the company of the same name that provides an integrated environment for machine learning, data mining, text mining, predictive analytics and business analytics.

Acquia Delivers on the Promise of the Experience Web With ContextDB

ContextDB is a petabyte-scale data warehouse solution that finally delivers on the long-sought ideal of automating data-driven, context-aware customer experiences.

Prelert Closes $7.5M Investment from Intel Capital and Existing Investors

Prelert, the anomaly detection company, today announced it has raised a $7.5 million round of venture capital financing from Intel Capital.

A View from GridGain on Apache Ignite

In this special guest feature, Nikita Ivanov of GridGain discusses his company’s entry into the Apache Software Foundation’s incubator program with their in-memory data fabric technology stack as “Apache Ignite.” Nikita Ivanov is CTO of GridGain.

TIBCO Unveils Vision for Business Analytics

Tibco today unveiled its vision for the TIBCO Analytics platform, and previewed new solutions and updates for TIBCO Spotfire® and TIBCO Jaspersoft®.

Azul Systems and DataStax Partner on High-Performance Java Platform for Cassandra

Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions and DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, announced a partnership to allow DataStax Enterprise (DSE) customers to leverage the enhanced performance of Azul Zing.

Feedzai Unveils State of Payment Fraud

Feedzai has announced that the top date for card present fraud in 2013 was Black Friday.

TIBCO Announces Open Source Version of TIBCO Jaspersoft 5.6

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, has announced the open source release of version 5.6 of the company’s award-winning TIBCO Jaspersoft® business intelligence platform,

Aerospike NoSQL Database Selected by KAYAK

Aerospike Inc., a flash-optimized NoSQL database with speed and reliability, has announced that KAYAK, the travel search engine, selected Aerospike’s database technology to power personalized advertisements and special offers across its entire network and scale to meet rapid international growth.