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Redis Labs and Intel Achieve Record Breaking Performance of 3 Million Database Operations/Second

Redis Labs, home of Redis, and Intel announced that they have collaboratively benchmarked a throughput of 3 million database operations/second at under 1 millisecond of latency, while generating over 1GB NVMe throughput, on a single server with Redis on Flash and Intel NVMe-based SSDs.

Data Science at Ticketmaster

In the video presentation below, Jenn Webb, Managing Editor at Radar, interviews John Carnahan who serves as Executive Vice President of Data Science at Ticketmaster.

The Science of Data-Driven Storytelling

The video presentation below captures the highlights of the all-day data-driven storytelling event produced by DataScience, Inc. and the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s West Big Data Innovation Hub.

Columbus Collaboratory Announces “CognizeR,” an Open Source R Extension that Accelerates Data Scientists’ Access to IBM Watson

Columbus Collaboratory, an advanced analytics and cybersecurity company, today announced the release of CognizeR, an open-source R extension that can enhance and simplify how more than two million data scientists using R can access and build with IBM Watson.

4 Tips for Computer Science Grads Entering the Workforce

In this special guest feature, Pablo Stern, CTO at Radius, shares some tips for new computer science graduates entering the workforce, including why they should consider working in the data science field.

Detecting and Mitigating Fraud at Scale

The presentation below by Eric Levine, Engineering Manager at Airbnb shows how Airbnb’s Trust and Safety team has built machine learning infrastructure from the ground up to catch and defuse fraudsters on the platform.

The Impact of Big Data on Business Efficiency

The compelling infographic below from our friends at NJIT shows just how much big data matters, and that there’s no question that the current trends moving into the future suggest that this will only continue.

Book Review: Introduction to Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang

In this book review, I take a close look at the 5th edition of “Introduction to Linear Algebra” (Wellesley-Cambridge Press) by MIT mathematics professor Gilbert Strang. This book is a must-have for any serious data scientist.

Mitchell 1® Revs Up Revenue and Market Share After Implementing the MarkLogic® Database

MarkLogic Corporation, a leading operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database provider, announced that Mitchell 1® is exceeding sales and market share expectations after transforming its business from information publisher to content provider with help from the MarkLogic® database.

Why Insights from Facebook Topic Data Are a Game Changer

In this special guest feature, Tim Barker, CEO of DataSift Inc., highlights the predictive power of using Facebook topic data as a data source for gaining business insights.