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Databricks Adds Deep Learning Support to Cloud-Based Apache Spark Platform

Databricks®, the company founded by the creators of the Apache® Spark™ project, today announced the addition of deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform.

Distributed System Architectures for Healthcare and Life Sciences

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Healthcare & Life Sciences is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new area of technology. This segment focuses on the use of distributed system architectures – Hadoop and Spark.

Looker for Hadoop – Interactive Analytics, Visualizations and Data Modeling on large Hadoop Data Sets

In this special technology white paper, Looker for Hadoop – Interactive Analytics, Visualizations and Data Modeling on large Hadoop Data Sets, you’ll learn how the vision of Hadoop as more than a data store is finally a reality.

MapR Unveils Support for Event-Driven Microservices on Converged Data Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced comprehensive support for microservices that leverage continuous analytics, automated actions, and rapid response to better impact business as it happens.

Interview: Kristoffer Lundegren, CEO of Starcounter

I recently caught up with Kristoffer Lundegren, CEO of Starcounter, to get an overview of his company, a producer of an in-memory database platform that understands the value of AI for the future of real-time computing.

Interview: Dr. William Bain, Founder and CEO at ScaleOut Software

I recently caught up with Dr. William Bain, Founder and CEO at ScaleOut Software, to discuss his perspectives on real-time analytics as well as the benefits and challenges for businesses adopting this technology.

Field Report: O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

In this field report, contributor Howard Goldowsky provides a compelling play-by-play review of the recent O’Reilly AI Conference in NYC September 26-27. Fascinating reading for all data scientists!

Creating a Virtuous Quality Cycle in Your Data Lake

In this special guest feature, Paul Barth, PhD, CEO and founder, Podium Data, discusses how to create a “virtuous cycle” in which the quality of a data lake continually improves the longer it is used, and how data lake management platforms make this cycle possible.

Galactic Exchange Announces Integrated AppStore for ClusterGX(TM), the 5-Minute Install Big Data Clustering Platform

Galactic Exchange, Inc. announced the availability of an integrated AppStore embedded within the UI of its flagship ClusterGX™ product line. Initial AppStore partner analytics vendors include Rocana Inc. and Arcadia Data, Inc.

Cask Releases Preview of First Unified Integration Platform for Big Data

Cask, the company that makes building and running big data solutions easy, announced a public preview release of CDAP 4, the first unified integration platform for big data.