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Visualization of the Week: Interactive Map of Hong Kong Through the Lense of Instagram

Our friends over at InData Labs with support of Datasia.hk provides our Visualization of the Week with an interactive map of Hong Kong that visualizes all the Instagram activity of the city. The map is telling a story about life in Hong Kong by showing who posts what and from which locations.

Key Challenges for Commercial Text Miners

In biomedical research and development, researchers use text mining tools to extract and interpret facts, assertions, and relationships from vast amounts of published information. Mining accelerates the research process, increases discovery of novel findings, and helps companies identify potential safety issues in the drug development process. However, despite the many benefits of text mining, researchers face a number of obstacles before they even get a chance to run queries against the body of biomedical literature.

Hadoop and Spark Enterprise Adoption–Powering Big Data Applications to Drive Business Value

In this special guest feature, Khushbu Shah, Asst. Manager – Technical Content, at DeZyre highlights how Hadoop and Spark enterprise adoption is gaining prominence to drive business value by getting close to real time data analysis.

ViSenze Launches Advanced SaaS Visual Search Technology

A pioneer in machine intelligence, ViSenze has launched its advanced SaaS visual search technology by enhancing it with a new Automatic Object Recognition feature. It enables detection and classification of products in images, making the process of searching using images easier and faster for end consumers.

Boston Scientific and Accenture Develop Data-Driven Digital Health Solution

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have developed a cloud-based, data-driven digital health solution for hospitals that is designed to help improve patient outcomes and reduce costs to treat patients with chronic cardiovascular diseases.

EnterpriseDB Announces Availability of EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5 and EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager 6.0

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) a leading Postgres database company, announced the immediate availability of the EDB Postgres Advanced Server® 9.5. EDB Postgres Advanced Server increases performance and scalability, powers more complex workloads, enhances security, and both expands compatibility with and facilitates migration from Oracle.

Scaling Out Without Fault

In this special guest feature Mike Azevedo, CEO of Clustrix, discusses how significant spikes in simultaneous transaction processing are placing more demands on relational databases than ever.

Versium Launches Machine Learning Driven Automated LifeData® Predictive Lead Score Service

Versium, a leading data technology company that delivers automated data technology solutions to marketing agencies and enterprises, announced the LifeData® Predictive Lead Score service. This self-service solution leverages machine learning and Versium’s proprietary LifeData® to help marketers quickly build accurate, customized predictive models, allowing them to improve marketing efficiencies and increase conversion rates.

Aerospike Announces Latest Version of Its High-Performance NoSQL Database

Aerospike, the high-performance NoSQL database company recognized for speed at scale leadership, announced it has released version 3.7 of its NoSQL database. With new features that enable richer, more personalized applications, more efficient operations and greater stability across public and private clouds, Aerospike is advancing the development of mission-critical, transactional applications that can scale to millions of transactions per second.

VoltDB Adds Geospatial Query Support to Industry’s Most Innovative Fast Data Platform

VoltDB, a purpose-built database for fast data applications, announced the availability of its newest release, VoltDB v6.0. The game-changing combination of the world’s fastest operational database with fast data ingest/export, now with geospatial support, meets the needs of businesses bringing next-gen applications to market.