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Alpine Delivers the Next Generation of its Chorus Advanced Analytics Platform to Connect Machine Learning to Business Behavior

Alpine Data announced Chorus 6, a significant enhancement to its award-winning integrated analytics platform that brings machine learning, data, and people together to create operational solutions for business users.

Hortonworks Certifies EDB Postgres Advanced Server

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), a leading enterprise Postgres database company, announced EDB Postgres™Advanced Server, an enhanced version of PostgreSQL for mission-critical enterprise workloads, has been certified for the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP).

New MemSQL 5 Release Achieves Breakthrough Analytics Performance

MemSQL, a leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, announced the release of MemSQL 5, delivering breakthrough performance on database, data warehouse, and streaming workloads.

Open Data Science Conference East – Boston 2016

This year, ODSC is growing to bring together 2,500+ of the best and brightest at ODSC East in Boston! There will be 20+ workshops, 10+ training sessions, & 100+ speakers! Not to mention a career fair with top-notch companies ready to hire!

The Different Data Science Roles

Our friends over at Springboard just released a compelling new infographic that highlights the different roles within data science along with the different skill sets required for them.

Book Review: Why – A Guide to Finding and Using Causes

A new book, “ Why: A Guide to Finding and Using Causes ,” by Stevens Institute of Technology assistant professor of computer science Samantha Kleinberg is a necessary addition to any data scientist’s bookshelf as it helps bring focus to the dreaded “correlation does not imply causation” conundrum that affects our understanding of data-centric problems.

Data Science and Statistics: Different Worlds?

The video presentation below, courtesy of the Royal Statistical Society, includes a panel of distinguished practitioners to bring their own perspectives on important issues surrounding the growing field of data science.

AtScale 4.0 Meets BI on Hadoop Security and Governance Challenges Head On

AtScale, the company providing business users with a fast and secure self-service BI platform for Hadoop, announced that it has released the AtScale Intelligence Platform 4.0, which introduces unmatched innovations related to enterprise security and performance.

Correlation One Launches to Connect Vetted Data Scientists with Top Employers

Correlation One, a matchmaker for data scientists and employers, announced today its official launch as well as its inaugural NYC Datathon. The company creates standards for evaluating the skills of data scientists via its proprietary portfolio of tests, and presents a “report card” of candidates for employers to help identify the right candidates more efficiently.

Coursera Announces First MOOC-Based Master’s Degree in Data Science

Coursera, a leading online education company known for massive open online courses (MOOCs), today announced a professional data science master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.