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The Major Roadblocks Facing the Smart City

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In this special guest feature, Cristian Borcear of NJIT reflects on the evolution of technology and public policy in support of so-called “smart cities. ” Cristian Borcea is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair of the Department of Computer Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

OneFold BigData Warehouse Now in Public Beta

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OneFold today announced the public beta of its platform BigData Warehouse for terabytes of semi-structured JSON and NoSQL data from mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) data sources. OneFold unifies this data into one, high performance, easy-to-query data warehouse in the cloud.

Ask a Data Scientist: Unsupervised Learning

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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 asks for an overview of unsupervised machine learning.

Glassbeam Unveils Machine Learning and Real Time Analytics Capabilities

Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today announced a new version of Glassbeam SCALAR tightly integrated with Apache Spark™, enhancing its cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform with new capabilities around advanced machine learning and real-time analytics.

BeyondCore V Delivers One-Click Smart Pattern Discovery in Minutes

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Business analytics innovator BeyondCore has announced the production release of BeyondCore V, one-click business analytics software designed for business users, setting the new industry gold standard for automated business analytics.

HP Delivers Analytics on Hadoop to Intelligently Explore Data

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HP has announced the general availability of HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop, an analytics platform that enables customers to access and explore data residing in Hortonworks, MapR, Cloudera, Apache based data lakes, or any combination of these leading Hadoop distributions.

Cloudera Releases Impala 2.0: A Leading Open Source Analytic Database for Apache Hadoop

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™,has unveiled Impala 2.0, the most advanced release of Impala since its initial launch in early 2013. As the leading open source analytic database for Hadoop, Impala 2.0 is a core component of Cloudera 5.2.

Infosys and Tableau Software Partner on Next-Generation Business Intelligence and Visualization

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Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, announced a strategic partnership with Infosys, a global leader in technology, consulting, outsourcing and next-generation services. The partnership will combine the global talent pool and client reach of Infosys with Tableau’s breakthrough analytics technology.

Xplenty Launches Google Cloud Platform Support

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, has announced Google Cloud Platform support. By enabling Google Cloud Platform support, Xplenty users can now integrate, process, and prepare data for analytics directly on Google’s cloud infrastructure. Xplenty is one of the only Hadoop-run platforms to facilitate third-party Google Cloud Platform support.

Syncfusion Adds Predictive Model Deployment Support

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Syncfusion, Inc., a developer solutions company, announced the release of Essential Studio 2014, Volume 3, the third major release of the year. This release brings a number of new features and updates, including new product for deploying predictive models developed using environments such as R, SAS, and SPSS with .NET applications.