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Teradata Showcases Presto at 2016 Hadoop Summit

“Presto is a perfect fit with the Teradata Unified Data Architecture, an integrated analytical ecosystem for our enterprise customers. Presto enables companies to leverage standard ANSI SQL to execute interactive queries against Hadoop data. With Presto, utilizing Teradata’s Query Grid connector for Presto, customers can execute queries that originate in Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse that join data within the IDW and Hadoop leveraging Presto.”

Stephen Hawking: Advances in AI May Not Be Benign

Professor Hawking joined Larry King to discuss the greatest issues facing the planet, including where artificial intelligence is headed (and what he makes of Kurzweil’s singularity theory).

Slidecast: Announcing the Nvidia Deep Learning SDK

In this slidecast, Marc Hamilton from Nvidia describes the latest updates to the company’s Deep Learning Platform. “Great hardware needs great software. To help data scientists and developers make the most of the vast opportunities in deep learning, we’re announcing today at the International Supercomputing show, ISC16, a trio of new capabilities for our deep learning software platform. The three — NVIDIA DIGITS 4, CUDA Deep Neural Network Library (cuDNN) 5.1 and the new GPU Inference Engine (GIE) — are powerful tools that make it even easier to create solutions on our platform.”

Large-Scale Deep Learning with TensorFlow

We bring you the keynote presentation below from the recent Spark Summit 2016 held in San Francisco on June 6-8. Speaker Jeff Dean joined Google in 1999 and is currently a Google Senior Fellow.

Natero Brings Machine Learning to SaaS Customer Success

Natero aims to empower Customer Success, Sales, and Marketing teams to become data-driven, without having to be data experts. It automatically aggregates and mines all sources of customer data to uncover actionable insights.

Bridging the Gap Between Data Science and Data Engineering

In the compelling keynote address below, Josh Wills, Director of Data Engineering at Slack, discusses an all-too-common theme these days: “Data Engineering and Data Science: Bridging the Gap.”

NVIDIA Supercharges Deep Learning Innovation with Program to Support AI Startups

NVIDIA unveiled a comprehensive global program to support the innovation and growth of startups that are driving new breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and data science. The NVIDIA Inception Program provides unique tools, resources and opportunities to the waves of entrepreneurs starting new companies, so they can develop products and services with a first-mover advantage.

The Future of Data Science

Here at insideBIGDATA, we’re very serious about data science and machine learning. Data science holds the potential to dramatically impact our lives and how we work. Despite its promise, many questions about data science remain.

Syncsort’s Latest Innovations Simplify Integration of Streaming Data in Spark, Kafka and Hadoop for Real-Time Analytics

Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data software, announced new capabilities, including native integration with Apache Spark and Apache Kafka, allowing organizations to access and integrate enterprise-wide data with streams from real-time sources.

Data Science 101: GPU Programming for Beginners

The presentation below is an educational resource that sets the stage for parallel programming with GPUs (graphics processing units) and was sponsored by the Center for Astrophysics and Supercomputing at Swinburne University of Technology. GPUs are becoming quite popular for the implementation of deep learning solutions.