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Big Data – An Industry on the Move

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A compelling new infographic was just completed with Datameer, an end-to-end big data analytics application for Hadoop. The graphic visualizes the rising prevalence of Big Data and the importance of industries leveraging it in order to have a competitive advantage.

Deep Learning, Self-Taught Learning and Unsupervised Feature Learning

The video presentation below is a highly compelling talk by Stanford University professor and Coursera co-founder, Dr. Andrew Ng. Andrew addresses a graduate summer school audience at UCLA’s IPAM (Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics) on the topic – Deep Learning, Feature Learning.

Ask a Data Scientist: Handling Missing Data

How do you handle missing data? What imputation techniques do you recommend?

How ScaleOut Software Provides Operational Intelligence

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In this video, Bill Bain from ScaleOut Software describes how the company’s in-memory data grid technology provides operational intelligence.

Lustre Scalability, Affordability, Manageability

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This fifth article is an editorial series that explores Lustre solutions in the cloud for an exploding commercial data universe. This week’s looks at Lustre scalability, affordability and manageability.

Data Science 101: Mining Big Data with Apache Spark

Mining Big Data can be an incredibly frustrating experience due to its inherent complexity and a lack of tools.

Sumo Logic Launches Transaction Analytics to Transform How Companies Learn from Business Events

Sumo Logic, the next generation machine data intelligence company, has announced availability of Transaction Analytics as a component of the Sumo Logic analytics platform to deliver deep visibility into causal relationships across distributed IT systems in order to better inform business decisions.

GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric

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This article is the fifth and last in an editorial series that will provide direction for enterprise thought leaders on ways of leveraging in-memory computing to analyze data faster, improve the quality of business decisions, and use the insight to increase customer satisfaction and sales performance.

SAS Survey: Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy

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A new survey from SAS, “Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy,” finds a strong correlation between trust and willingness to share information on the part of the consumer. Trust in data security is by far the biggest factor when customers decide to provide information.

Data Science 101: Data Agnosticism – Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise

From the SciPy2013 conference, here is a compelling talk “Data Agnosticism: Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise” by Nicholas Kridler of Accretive Health in Chicago.