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Midwest Anesthesia Consultants Tap TARGIT InMemory for Rapid Data Analysis of All Data Sources

Midwest Anesthesia Consultants is an association of over 100 healthcare providers who rely on the organization’s commitment to quality and comprehensive and compassionate care in the areas of anesthesia, critical care, and pain management. The organization’s extensive team of board certified anesthesiologists is fully integrated into the medical staff at every hospital campus location as members of care teams and governing boards.

MapR Expands Big Data Innovations with New MapR Ecosystem Pack

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s Converged Data Platform, announced the next major release of the MapR Ecosystem Pack program, a broad set of open source ecosystem projects that enable big data applications running on the MapR Converged Data Platform while ensuring inter-project compatibility. These latest enhancements also add flexible access and provide new capabilities for streaming applications.

5 Reasons You Should Go Off-Premise and Pick the Cloud

In this contributed article, Yaniv Mor, CEO & co-founder of Xplenty, discusses why companies who are still opting for on-premise infrastructure should look into switching to the cloud, and how it can ultimately pay dividends for their businesses.

Omnity Research Platform Announces Customizable Search and Discovery Engine

Omnity, the next-gen semantic search and discovery platform for knowledge workers, announced it is opening its proprietary artificial intelligence technology to enterprise customers to allow them to organize Omnity’s powerful search tools around their own customized classification systems. Using this new feature — called Dynamic Data Shuffle™ — large corporations and organizations can fully customize the content that they deem most relevant to their search queries.

The Touchy-Feely Side of Spark

In this special guest feature, Alex Bordei, head of product management at Bigstep, offers 5 examples of how Apache Spark has maximized its user experience – its feel.

Structuring Apache Spark 2.0: SQL, DataFrames, Datasets And Streaming

In the talk below, Michael Armbrust, gives an overview of some of the exciting new API’s available in Spark 2.0, namely Datasets and Structured Streaming. Together, these APIs are bringing the power of Catalyst, Spark SQL’s query optimizer, to all users of Spark.

SAP S/4HANA® Enhancements Accelerate Digital Transformation Adoption

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced the SAP S/4HANA® 1610 release, the latest enhancement to SAP’s next-generation ERP business suite. By utilizing a simplified data model and the award-winning SAP Fiori® 2.0 user experience, the new release helps reduce complexity and unleash the next wave of business productivity. Through prediction and pattern recognition capabilities, along with machine learning, SAP S/4HANA lays the foundation to reduce exception management for more routine transactions, empowering the workforce to focus on higher-value tasks with embedded analytics and real-time insights.

Governance Gets Sexy

In this special guest feature, Joe Pasqua, Executive Vice President of Products at MarkLogic, discusses how effective data governance is more important—and more elusive—than ever before. It enables companies to frame data according to their strategic initiatives, regulatory mandates and core principles. It reduces risk and increases a company’s ability to make the most out of the data in its possession.

MongoDB 3.4 Accelerates Digital Transformation for the Modern Enterprise

MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, announced MongoDB 3.4, the latest version of the popular modern database. MongoDB 3.4 adds key features that embrace additional data models, combining operational and analytical processing, elastic cross-region scaling and sophisticated operational tooling to simplify data management for customers.

How Breakthrough Innovations at Experian’s DataLabs Expand the Horizons of Doing Good Things with Data

In this contributed article, Eric Haller, Executive Vice President at Experian DataLabs describes how his company uses large data sets coupled with data science methodologies to solve strategic marketing and risk-management problems with an emphasis on financial services, telecommunications and healthcare.