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Lexalytics Simplifies and Improves Text Analytics for the Enterprise with New Machine Learning Capabilities

Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced that it has bolstered the machine learning (ML) capabilities of its Salience text analytics platform, making it easier for data analysts and scientists to train their Salience software to deliver actionable insights from data sources.

Looker Unveils the Next-Generation Data Platform

Looker, the company powering the top data-driven businesses, announced Looker 4.0 – the most significant update in the company’s history – and unveiled the Looker Blocks Directory with more than 50 Blocks and 12 full data applications built by Looker’s ecosystem of global technology partners.

Databricks Sets New World Record for CloudSort Benchmark Using Apache Spark at $1.44 Per Terabyte

Databricks®, the company founded by the the team that created the popular Apache® Spark™ project, announced that in collaboration with industry partners, it has broken the world record in the CloudSort Benchmark, a third-party industry benchmarking competition for processing large datasets.

Big Data Makes a Marketing Promise that Drives Everlasting Value to Businesses Everywhere

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson tackles the important topic of big data marketing and how it comes down to providing a more personalized experience for customers.

New Business Intelligence Performance Benchmark Reveals Strong Innovation Amongst Open-Source projects

AtScale, the company providing business users with speed, security and simplicity for BI on Hadoop, released the results of its reference performance study: The Business Intelligence Benchmark for SQL-on-Hadoop engines.

Embedded Analytics: Beyond “Build vs. Buy”

In this special technology white paper, Embedded Analytics: Beyond “Build vs. Buy”, you’ll learn how more and more businesses are looking for a way to provide embedded analytics solutions for their customers.

The Games Industry’s Journey Into Deep-Data

In this special guest feature, Mark Robinson, CEO of deltaDNA, looks at the challenges solved by big data in the games industry and the evolution of analytics which has enabled these changes.

Intel Unveils Strategy for State-of-the-Art Artificial Intelligence

Intel Corporation announced a range of new products, technologies and investments from the edge to the data center to help expand and accelerate the growth of artificial intelligence (AI).

EnterpriseDB Announces EDB Ark Database-as-a-Service for Hybrid Cloud Deployments of Postgres to Private and Public Clouds

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), the Postgres database platform company, announced the general availability of EDB Ark™, a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) for hybrid cloud deployments of Postgres to private and public clouds.

Interview: Mike Perez, Vice President of Services at Kinetica

I recently caught up with Mike Perez, Vice President of Services at Kinetica, to talk about GPU-accelerated databases and discuss how the Kinetica new Install Accelerator and Application Accelerator programs are are helping customers quickly integrate Kinetica into their environments.