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EnterpriseDB® Offers New Program to Oracle® Customers Affected by SE2 Licensing Change

EnterpriseDB® (EDBä), a leading provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, announced a special program for Oracle® SE customers affected by pending changes in Oracle’s licensing policy.

Advanced Data Science for Healthcare Scheduling Optimization

LeanTaaS iQueue is the flagship product of LeanTaaS. It applies advanced data science and machine learning to overcome healthcare scheduling complexity by optimizing the utilization of scarce resources in order to improve patient flow.

Topological Data Analysis for the Working Data Scientist

The talk below, “Topological Data Analysis for the Working Data Scientist” was presented at the SF Data Mining meetup group. Speaker Anthony Bak begins with a short review of the Mapper algorithm and discuss how to think about problems in the topological framework.

WPI Receives U.S. Dept. of Education Funding to Address Shortage in Big Data Computing Professionals

Addressing a critical need for enhancing the nation’s capacity for computer science research and teaching, the U.S. Department of Education has granted Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) $885,834 through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program. The funding will provide six needs-based fellowships for computer science PhD students who will study big data computing.

Book Review: Doing Math with Python

When one of my favorite independent tech book publishers, No Starch Press, notified me about their new title “Doing Math with Python,” I was energized to review what potentially could be a good new resource for budding data scientists.

Redis: Setting Big Data on Fire

For those unfamiliar with Redis, it is an open source, in-memory data structure server. Originally conceived to solve a problem that required speed and simplicity, it soon became clear that Redis had applications far beyond its original intent. Redis has since grown to include many data structures that resolve very complex programming problems with simple commands executed within the data store.

Apixo Iris Platform Powers Accurate Patient Risk Adjustment for Improved Healthcare

Apixio Inc., the data science company for healthcare, announced that its HCC Profiler solution is improving care delivery and chronic disease management with rich and accurate patient profiles.

The Data Science Industry: Who Does What

Our friends over at DataCamp took a look at this avalanche of data science job postings in an attempt to unravel these cool-sounding and playful job titles into a comparison of different data science related careers. The infographic below, “The Data Science Industry: Who Does What”, summarizes the results.

Apache Spark is the Smartphone of Big Data

In this special guest feature, Denny Lee of Databricks, talks about the versatility of Spark – essentially comparing it to the Swiss Army Knife of on your camping tri​p, called​ Big Data/Analytics.

Feedzai Introduces Data Science Studio™ for Fraud Prevention

Feedzai, a big data company that uses artificially intelligent, machine-based learning to prevent fraud, launched its Data Science Studio™ software. The new features will help organizations of any size to deploy advanced machine learning techniques to fight financial and payment fraud.