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Big Data and the Fight to Eradicate Poverty

In this special guest feature, Nitin Donde, CEO of Talena, Inc., discusses how the business of Big Data impact the economic development front, especially as it relates to poverty alleviation.

Field Report: Qlik Qonnections 2016

Hot on the conference circuit this year, we here at insideBIGDATA were pleased to be Qlik’s guest for their Qlik Qonnections 2016 conference in Orlando, Florida on May 1-4. We had a blast at this annual tech extravaganza that’s hosted by one of the industry’s most innovative leaders.

Smart Business: Treat Your Data Like a Stream of Events

In this special guest feature, Bobby Johnson, Co-founder and CTO of Interana, examines the value of “event data” to the enterprise and if you treat all of your data as a stream of events, problems become easier to solve.

Cazena Releases Plug and Play Big Data as a Service for Enterprises Moving to Microsoft Azure

Cazena announced Big Data as a Service offering data marts and data lakes on Microsoft Azure, integrated directly into enterprise infrastructure. Customers get on demand cloud data processing that works easily and securely with their existing tools.

MarkLogic Bolsters Security in MarkLogic® 9 Database Without Adding Cost and Complexity

Immediately after introducing the preview of the MarkLogic® 9 database, MarkLogic Corporation, a leading operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database provider, is further innovating by helping global governments and enterprises integrate data from silos in the most secure manner possible.

Solving Marketing Data’s Connectivity Challenges

In this special guest feature, Sumit Sarkar, Chief Data Evangelist for Progress, discusses the data challenges enterprises and ISVs face today and the solutions needed to make IT jobs and data analysis more efficient and effective.

Blazent Study Reveals Disconnect Between Data Quality and Enterprise Readiness to Pursue Machine Learning and Analytics

Blazent, a leader in IT data quality management, released new findings of its report, The Role of Data Quality Management in Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics, conducted in partnership with 451 Research.

MapR Ships Eighth Release of Complete Apache Spark Stack on MapR Converged Data Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the immediate availability of Apache Spark 1.6.1 on the MapR Converged Data Platform making it the eighth release of the full Spark stack available to MapR customers.

Data Science 101: GPU Programming for Beginners

The presentation below is an educational resource that sets the stage for parallel programming with GPUs (graphics processing units) and was sponsored by the Center for Astrophysics and Supercomputing at Swinburne University of Technology. GPUs are becoming quite popular for the implementation of deep learning solutions.

Looker Unveils Looker Data Apps: Analytical Applications for Every Business Function

Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, announced Looker Data Apps, analytical applications for business units and departments. Looker Data Apps have been developed from years of experience building custom applications for data-leading companies.