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Big Data Technology for Scientific Research

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This article is the third in an editorial series with a goal to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

At TrueCar It’s Time to Invest and Be Innovative with Big Data

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At the recent Hadoop Summit 2015 in San Jose, I had the opportunity to sit down with Russell Foltz-Smith, VP of Data Platform with TrueCar, Inc. to discuss his company’s use of data in general and Hadoop specifically.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research

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In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research, the goal is to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

Data Science 101: Choosing the Right NoSQL Database

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NoSQL includes a wide range of different database technologies and was developed as a result of surging volume of data stored. The presentation below covers a number of topics to help you choose the right NoSQL database for your application

Databricks Announces General Availability of Its Cloud Platform

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Databricks, the company behind Apache Spark, today announced the general availability of its cloud-hosted data platform (formerly known as Databricks Cloud).

Data Refinement: The Dirty Side of Data Science

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In this special guest feature, Stephen H. Yu of eClerx looks at the importance of data refinement in order to maximize the benefit of big data assets. Stephen H. Yu is a world-class database marketer and Associate Principal, Analytics & Insights Practice Lead for eClerx. Stephen has a proven track record in comprehensive strategic planning and tactical […]

Interview: Subash D’Souza – Big Data Day LA

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The upcoming event in Los Angeles, Big Data Day LA on June 27, serves as a model for the industry where bringing a quality no-cost conference to the tech community is top priority. I caught up with one of the organizers, Big Data guru Subash D’Souza, to get his thoughts on this conference and what makes it a success.

R vs. Python – The Infographic

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I always enjoy a good down-in-the-trenches battle story – Godzilla vs. King Kong, Klingons vs. Romulans, Yankees vs. Red Sox, etc. And now there’s one for data science aficionados – R vs. Python.

Why Marketing Organizations Need More than a Team of Data Scientists

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In this special guest feature, Dr. Olly Downs of Globys, discusses the missing link between the promise of data science for today’s marketer and actually driving value from real-world applications.

Data Science in Today’s Marketplace

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In the video presentation below, Charles Martin, Chief Scientist at Calculation Consulting, spoke to a class at Cal Berkeley’s Haas Business School. Given the business oriented audience, the discussion is high-level and not too technical but rather very practical in nature.