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Data Just Right: A Practical Introduction to Data Science Skills

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The presentation below is from the DataEDGE 2013 conference sponsored by the UC Berkeley School of Information – “Data Just Right: A Practical Introduction to Data Science Skills,” featuring Michael Manoochehri, Developer Programs Engineer, Google.

Why Data Science Will Power the Future

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The presentation below, “Why Data Science Will Power the Future,” is brought to you by our friends over at Udacity. Featured are members of the Udacity team including CEO Sebastian Thrun, and Vice President of Engineering and Data Science Nitin Sharma.

Big Data: A Data Driven Society?

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The video presentation below, “Big Data: A Data Driven Society?” by Roberto Zicari of Goethe University, is provided courtesy of the Stanford University Center for Professional Development – Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series (EE380).

Data Science 101: NoSQL Data Modelling

With the big data education resource below, you can learn about data modelling in a NoSQL environment.

Ask a Data Scientist: Ensemble Methods

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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 about ensemble methods and how you use them.

Hortonworks Expands Certification Program for Enterprise Hadoop

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Hortonworks®, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, announced an expansion of the Hortonworks Certified Technology Program. There has been tremendous momentum with 100’s of vendors in the certification program. Additionally, since its introduction just six months ago we’ve seen more than 70 technologies become YARN Ready.

MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, a leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. Customers will be able to leverage powerful SAS business analytics […]

Teradata Acquires RainStor

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Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop.

Data Science 101: Expressing Yourself in R

Brought to you by our friends over at the Stanford Center for Professional Development is this compelling data science education resource: “Expressing yourself in R” – by Hadley Wickham, Rice University.

The Hidden Costs of Open Source

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While Linux clusters dominate HPC, there are many issues related to cost and complexity that can make open-source solutions challenging. In addition, determining real costs can be complex because every environment is different, and organizations will assess costs using their own methodologies and based on their own requirements and capabilities.