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Book Review: Introduction to Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang

In this book review, I take a close look at the 5th edition of “Introduction to Linear Algebra” (Wellesley-Cambridge Press) by MIT mathematics professor Gilbert Strang. This book is a must-have for any serious data scientist.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/25/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

insideBIGDATA Readers! Your Opinion Counts with Our 2016 Survey

insideBIGDATA is nearing the completion of its 2016 audience survey and we’d like to remind any of our remaining loyal readers to give us your thoughts so we can learn what’s important to you.

EMC Isilon CloudPools: Extend the Data Lake to the Cloud

In this special technology white paper, EMC Isilon CloudPools: Extend the Data Lake to the Cloud, you’ll learn how to extend the data lake to the cloud with transparent tiering of inactive data.

Search + Graph : Find New Answers

In this contributed article, Steve Kearns, Senior Director of Product Management at Elastic, looks at the idea of using relevance in graph exploration to open the door to asking more complex, and valuable questions.

Preparing for the Cybersecurity Renaissance

In this contributed article, TJ Laher, Senior Solutions Marketing Manager, Cybersecurity at Cloudera discusses how the convergence of big data technology, analytic advancements, and a variety of other factors have sparked a cybersecurity renaissance that will forever change how organizations protect themselves in this new mobile, social, and hyper-connected world they now operate within.

Interview: Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications at MapR

While at Hadoop Summit 2016, I had the opportunity to catch up with Jack Norris, Senior Vice President of Data and Applications at Mapr, to discuss all the progress the company has made in the past year.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/11/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Transforming Business Decision Making with a Cloud-Native Data Warehouse

In this special technology white paper, Transforming Business Decision Making with a Cloud-Native Data Warehouse, you’ll learn about how organizations are increasingly dependent on different types of data to make successful business decisions.

Cask Hydrator – Self-Service Data Lakes on Hadoop

In this special technology white paper, Cask Hydrator – Self-Service Data Lakes on Hadoop, you’ll learn about an exciting new tool for data science projects – Cask Hydrator, a self-service, reconfigurable, extendable open source framework to visually develop, run, automate, and operate data pipelines.