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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.

UCHealth Partners with LeanTaaS to Improve Operating Room Utilization

UCHealth, a nationally-recognized healthcare system based in Colorado, announced that it has partnered with LeanTaaS, the leading lean and predictive analytics company based in Silicon Valley, to improve utilization of its operating rooms.

Dell Fuels Adoption of Modern and Analytic Database Platforms with New Release of SharePlex

Dell announced a major new release of its award-winning SharePlex database replication and near real-time data integration solution. Continuing its evolution beyond traditional Oracle-to-Oracle replication capabilities, the latest release of Dell SharePlex enables users to replicate Oracle data directly to SAP HANA, Teradata, or EnterpriseDB Postgres.

Data Science 101: General Learning Algorithms

In the presentation below, Dr. Demis Hassabis from Google DeepMind delivered a talk on “General Learning Algorithms” to the Royal Society in London on May 22, 2015. Hassabis was the co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, a neuroscience-inspired AI company, bought by Google in Jan 2014.

The Most Important Word in Big Data is “No”

In this special guest feature, Ron Bodkin, President and Founder of Think Big, a Teradata Company, discusses how the hyper-accelerating big data industry can yield a bewildering number of technology options and how to say “no” in the face of such compelling temptation.