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The latest big data news and articles
Actian Survey Shows Legacy Data Management Platforms Breaking Under the Demands of Modern Analytic Workloads and Data Volumes
The ability of legacy data warehousing platforms and BI tools to glean insights from big data is decreasing exponentially as more sources of data are poured into them, according to a new survey involving more than 250 senior executives. The survey, sponsored by Actian Corporation, found analytic workloads are failing in traditional technology environments that are pervasive across enterprise networks.
Published spend transparency data requirements were introduced via the Open Payments program, as mandated in the Affordable Care Act, to raise awareness of the financial influence that drug and device manufacturers have on the so-called covered recipients (physicians and a defined set of teaching hospitals).
WPI Receives U.S. Dept. of Education Funding to Address Shortage in Big Data Computing Professionals
Addressing a critical need for enhancing the nation’s capacity for computer science research and teaching, the U.S. Department of Education has granted Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) $885,834 through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program. The funding will provide six needs-based fellowships for computer science PhD students who will study big data computing.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its machine learning technology –SystemML –has been accepted as a project by the Apache Incubator open source project. Originally developed by IBM Research, and now used in IBM’s BigInsights data analytics platform, SystemML is a machine learning algorithm translator.