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Cognitive Scale Debuts First Cognitive Clouds on IBM Bluemix

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Cognitive Scale announced the first standards based cognitive clouds powering applications running on IBM Bluemix. Bluemix is the third platform-as-a-service running Cognitive Scale’s cognitive clouds, the others being Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud.

DataRPM Announces Its Version 8.0 Platform

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DataRPM, backed by InterWest Partners and Cloudera Co-Founder Dr. Amr Awadallah, announced Version 8.0 of its leading smart machine insights software, aiming to make the next leap in machine-led Data Intelligence.

Saama Announces Fluid Analytics Engine

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Saama Technologies, Inc., a leading pure-play analytics solutions company, announced Fluid Analytics, a highly flexible analytics solution offering for fast, measurable business outcomes exactly suited to customers needs. This allows companies to create sustainable competitive analytics in days or weeks as opposed to months or quarters, in even the most challenging enterprise environments.

Dato Updates Machine Learning Platform

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Dato (formerly known as GraphLab) announced new updates to its machine learning platform, GraphLab Create, that allow data science teams to wrangle terabytes of data on their laptops at interactive speeds so that they can build intelligent applications faster.

Free eBook! Hadoop for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Hadoop For Dummies” compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the rising importance of big data, especially the Hadoop distributed computing platform. Hadoop for Dummies can help you kick-start your company’s big data initiative.

Informatica Tackles Data Lake Problems

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Capgemini, a foremost provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today that Informatica is now part of the Business Data Lake ecosystem developed by Capgemini and Pivotal.

Tableau Sees Exponential Growth, Tipping Point Year in 2014

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On the heels of its 2014 earnings announcement, Tableau shared figures on the record growth of its business analytics products. After five years of exponential growth, the company reached $913 million in lifetime revenue – $412 million of which was generated in 2014. With that achievement, Tableau has become one of the fastest growing companies in the fifty-year history of business analytics software.

Data Virtualization Goes Mainstream

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In this special guest feature, Suresh Chandrasekaran of Denodo Technologies examines the rise in popularity of data virtualization and the important trends that are contributing to its growth.

MapR Launches Quick Start Solutions to Speed Customer Success with Hadoop

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the immediate availability of three Quick Start Solutions for the MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop. These solutions address commonly-implemented and high-value Hadoop use cases for Data Warehouse Optimization and Analytics, Security Log Analytics and Recommendation Engines.

Data Science 101: Fireside Chat with Andrew Ng

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The topic of Deep Learning is receiving considerable play in the data science community as of late. The fireside chat video below featuring Dr. Andrew Ng offers a unique perspective on this dynamic field.