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Ask a Data Scientist: The Bias vs. Variance Tradeoff

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” This week’s question is from a reader who wants an explanation of the “bias vs. variance tradeoff in statistical learning.”

Rail Europe 4A Chooses TIBCO Jaspersoft to Centralize Reporting and Analytics Needs

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TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it has been chosen by Rail Europe 4A (RE4A), a worldwide leader in the distribution of European rail products, to provide centralized and reliable data analytics and automated reporting capabilities.

Enterprise Grade Lustre in the Clouds

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With the release of Intel® Cloud Edition for Lustre software in collaboration with key cloud infrastructure providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), commercial customers have an ideal opportunity to employ a production-ready version of Lustre—optimized for business HPDA—in a pay-as-you-go cloud environment.

Alpine Introduces Open Framework for Advanced Analytics in Enterprise

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Alpine Data Labs announced the introduction of Alpine Chorus 5.0, an advanced analytics enterprise platform to enable organizations to unify all data access, control and innovation into one consistent and collaborative environment.

Big Data for Finance – Security and Regulatory Compliance Considerations

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This article is the fifth and last in an editorial series that has the goal to provide direction for enterprise thought leaders on ways of leveraging big data technologies in support of analytics proficiencies designed to work more independently and effectively in today’s climate of working to increase the value of corporate data assets.

ParStream Unveils Analytics Platform Built for the Internet of Things

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ParStream, the IoT analytics platform company, has introduced an analytics platform purpose-built for the speed and scale of the Internet of Things (IoT). Enabling an entirely new breed of analytics for the enterprise, the ParStream Analytics Platform is designed to easily scale to handle the massive volumes and high velocity of IoT data.

The Current State of Hadoop – An Infographic

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For those trying to sort out the big data technology stack, in particular Apache Hadoop, here is a compelling new infographic “The Current State of Hadoop: A look at the rise of Hadoop in big data enterprise applications for 2014,” courtesy of Solix.

MapR-DB NoSQL Database Integrated into the MapR Distribution

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced that MapR-DB is now available for unlimited production use in the freely-downloadable MapR Community Edition. MapR-DB was recently recognized by an independent research firm as the highest scored NoSQL key-value database for current offering among all reviewed vendors.

Predixion Insight 4.0 Released

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Predixion Software, a developer of cloud-based predictive analytics software, this week released Predixion Insight 4.0, the latest version of its powerful predictive analytics platform.

Slingshot Power Taps Actian and Big Data to Supercharge the Solar Economy

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Actian Corporation, delivering an end-to-end big data analytics platform running natively in Hadoop, announced that clean energy provider Slingshot Power is using the Actian Analytics Platform – Hadoop SQL Edition™ to more accurately target customer segments, optimize system performance, tailor recommendations, and predict the ideal pathway for every American home to achieve energy independence.