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1010data Debuts Next Generation Data Analysis with Version 10 of Its Insights Platform

1010data, Inc., offering the integrated platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, announced the release of Version 10 of its platform. For companies requiring deep insights into their business and customers, Version 10 provides increased self-service and makes it even easier to load, analyze and visualize enterprise-class data, and to write queries, debug errors and deploy user-friendly applications with its entirely redesigned and optimized GUI interface.

Book Review: Julia for Data Science by Zacharias Voulgaris, Ph.D.

Here’s a useful new book for data scientists looking to approach the field from a unique perspective that doesn’t include language heavyweights like R and Python. “Julia for Data Science,” by Zacharias Voulgaris, Ph.D. from Technics Publications, allows you to master the Julia language to solve business critical data science challenges. But why look to a relatively new language when you already have other commonly-used languages at your disposal?

Research Firm Advises Analytics Stakeholders and Security Professionals to Build Plans for Securing Hadoop-based Assets

Dataguise, a technology leader in secure business execution, announced inclusion in a report by Gartner titled, “Rethink and Extend Data Security Policies to Include Hadoop.” The report provides best practices for addressing data security concerns related to Apache Hadoop deployments and highlights several leading vendors in the category to support these endeavors.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/9/2017

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.

Bigstep Introduces the First Open Data Exploration-as-a-Service

Bigstep, the big data cloud provider, announced the launch of Bigstep DataLab, a solution designed to enable data science and analytics at scale. Bigstep DataLab is an enterprise-ready data research service that gives domain experts, data scientists and BI specialists instant access to powerful software like Apache Spark and Jupyter for easier, more flexible and collaborative ad-hoc data exploration and research.

Survey of Available Machine Learning Frameworks

The presentation below, “Survey of Available Machine Learning Frameworks,” is provided by Brendan Herger of CapitalOne as part of the H2O World 2015 conference. Learning a new modeling framework is time consuming, and doesn’t always pay off. However, as more feature engineering and modeling frameworks become available, its difficult not to leverage their abilities.

Abraaj Drives Innovation in Private Equity Market with Implementation of RAVN’s Cognitive Search Solution

RAVN Systems, leading experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Search and Knowledge Management solutions, announced that The Abraaj Group (Abraaj), a leading investor operating in global growth markets, has successfully implemented RAVN Connect Enterprise, a cognitive search platform which intelligently transforms the way they locate, leverage and collaborate on expertise across their highly distributed network.

Looker Data Actions Simplifies Day-to-Day Workflows

Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, released Data Actions — the seamless integration of fully functional 3rd-party business processes into a data platform. Looker customers can now take immediate action on discovered actionable analysis directly from within Looker, dramatically simplifying workflows and improving productivity.

How Big Data Will Impact Biomedical Research

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses how today we see big data playing a part in biomedical research, and specifically three main ways that big data has impacted biomedical research include authorization, speedy results, and safer animal testing.

Loggly Introduces Gamut™ Search for Massive-Scale Log Analysis

Loggly, the company behind the cloud-based, enterprise-class log management service, announced Gamut™ Search, the log analysis technology specifically designed to respond instantly for searches over massive data volumes covering long time periods. Rather than waiting hours or days for a query to complete, the new capabilities enable users to begin analyzing the entire range, or the “gamut” of their log data, immediately, in a highly interactive fashion.