Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest big data news and analysis.

Benefits of Having a Data Scientist Career

With the continued upward trajectory of interest in getting on board with a data science career, our friends over at Simplilearn Solutions put together the compelling infographic below.

New StreamSets Dataflow Performance Manager™ Unifies Operational Control Over Data in Motion

StreamSets announced StreamSets Dataflow Performance Manager (DPM™), a solution to manage operations of a company’s end-to-end dataflows within a single pane of glass.

Kinetica Unveils GPU-accelerated Database for Analyzing Streaming Data with Enhanced Performance, Visualization and High Availability

Kinetica announced the newest release of its distributed, in-memory database accelerated by GPUs that simultaneously ingests, explores, and visualizes streaming data.

The Latest Big Changes in Big Data

In this contributed article, Aaron Auld, CEO of EXASOL takes a high-level view of the evolving big data ecosystem.

Finding and Treating Sufferers of Rare Diseases: Big Data Techniques at Work

In this special guest feature, Dr. Ritu Chadha, IEEE Senior member, Executive Director at Vencore Labs, explains one commercial application of machine learning and information theoretics, among other techniques, to big data to reduce human suffering.

DrivenBI Redefines Self-Service BI with Business Pro Tour, Produces Usable Results in Hours

DrivenBI, provider of SRK, the 100% cloud-native self-service BI platform that empowers business professionals without IT’s constant support, announced a new on-boarding methodology to quicken the learning curve for new users, further redefining the meaning of self-service BI.

Book Review: The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis

Last year, I wrote a review of a useful book that got students up to speed with a key mathematical ingredient of machine learning – linear algebra: The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra. No Starch Press (an excellent source of technical books) just came out with a follow-up title: The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis.

Jethro to Release Jethro Acceleration Engine 2.0 with Auto-cubes

Jethro, provider of an index-based SQL acceleration engine that makes Business Intelligence (BI) work on Hadoop, is slated to release Jethro 2.0 featuring “auto-cubes.”

Three Barriers to Machine Learning Adoption

In this special guest feature, Alexander Khaytin, COO for Yandex Data Factory, explains how businesses can introduce “data democracy” and systematic testing and how agility can be introduced into even the most inflexible of organizations, overcoming the barriers prohibiting machine learning adoption and benefit.

Clustrix Enhances Performance, Ease-of-Use and Security of MySQL-Replacement Database

Clustrix, provider of the scale-out database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s Web applications, announced the availability of version 8.0 of its software.