Featured Stories

  • Accelerate Value at your Organization by Becoming Data-driven

    In this special guest feature, Penny Wand, director in West Monroe’s technology practice, says data – it’s what organizations have been looking to understand, mine and turn into actionable insights for years. Many firms would say that they’ve already nailed it when it comes to data. And – they’d be wrong. Wand provides thoughts on actionable steps orgs can take to analyze and apply insights from their data effectively.

  • Introducing Apache Druid

    Sponsored Post Apache Druid was invented to address the lack of a data store optimized for real-time analytics. Druid combines the best of real-time streaming analytics and multidimensional OLAP with the scale-out storage and computing principles of Hadoop to deliver ad hoc, search and time-based analytics against live data with sub-second end-to-end response times. Today, thousands of companies worldwide rely on Druid to provide real-time monitoring and analytics, including data-driven companies like Netflix, AirBnB, Lyft, Pinterest, Walmart and Alibaba. The largest Druid deployments deliver sub-second analytics against millions of events per second and 100s of petabytes of data. This whitepaper [READ MORE…]

  • Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – December 2019

    In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the arXiv.org preprint server for subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the month.

Featured Resource

The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud

This Gartner whitepaper, sponsored by Striim, offers a glimpse for where databases are headed: “The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud.” Database management system deployments and innovations are increasingly cloud-first or cloud-only. Data and analytics leaders selecting DBMS solutions must accept that cloud DBMS is the future and must plan for shifting spending, staffing and development accordingly.

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Industry Perspectives

  • The Next Frontier: Making AI Smarter with Edge Computing and HCI

    In this special guest feature, Phil White, CTO at Scale Computing, discusses how HCI and edge computing will greatly benefit the advancement of AI and details how the ability to locally store and process data will allow AI to run more efficiency and reduce latency.

  • Preventing Big Data Project Failure

    In this special guest feature, Anexinet Director of Advanced Analytics, Brian Atkiss, discusses how Big Data projects can fail for many reasons, including the project’s inability to integrate with existing business processes, data security and/or governance challenges. Often a Big Data project will fail because an organization is looking to solve too many problems by using a broad Big-Data solution rather than identifying a few core-business cases that will ultimately provide the most value for the business.

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  • Job of the Week: Head of Research Computing at the Norwich Biosciences Institute
    The Norwich Biosciences Institute Partnership (NBIP) is seeking a new Head of Research Computing in our Job of the Week. "We have an exciting opportunity for a strategic High-Performance Computing (HPC) leader to take accountability for the future development of research computing across one of the UK’s foremost research organisations. The Head of Research Computing […]

Editor’s Choice

  • The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q1 2020

    The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in following the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with most of the firms making waves in the technology areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our in-box is filled each day with new announcements, commentaries, and insights about what’s driving the success of our industry so we’re in a unique position to publish our quarterly IMPACT 50 List of the most important movers and shakers in our industry. These companies have proven their relevance by the way they’re impacting [READ MORE…]

  • Field Report: KDD 2019

    As a very long time member of the ACM and their SIGKDD group, I’d always wanted to attend a KDD conference (first one occurred in 1995). This year I received a gracious invitation to attend KDD2019 in Anchorage, Alaska, August 4-8. It satisfied two of my bucket list items: witnessing a KDD first-hand and also visiting Anchorage. I was not disappointed with the experience! What follows is my “Field Report,” a travel log if you will, chronicling my observations, both technical and cultural. KDD is touted as being “the premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, [READ MORE…]

  • The Harvard Data Science Initiative and The MIT Press Launch the HARVARD DATA SCIENCE REVIEW

    The Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) and the MIT Press are pleased to announce the launch of the Harvard Data Science Review (HDSR). The multimedia platform will feature leading global thinkers in the burgeoning field of data science, making research, educational resources, and commentary accessible to academics, professionals, and the interested public. With demand for data scientists booming, HDSR will provide a centralized, authoritative, and peer-reviewed publishing community to service the growing profession.

  • Field Report: GPU Technology Conference 2019 #GTC19

    I eagerly attended my 3rd GPU Technology Conference (GTC): “Deep Learning & AI Conference,” in Silicon Valley, March 23-26 as a guest of host NVIDIA. GTC has become my favorite tech event of the year due to its highly focused topic areas that align well with my own; data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning; plus the show has an academic feel that I appreciate.

  • Field Report: H2O World 2019 San Francisco

    I was pleased to be on-hand for the recent (Feb. 4-5) H2O World 2019 conference in beautiful San Francisco. This was my first H2o.ai conference and I was looking forward to drilling down into their popular open source solutions for data scientists including the H2O machine learning platform, Sparkling Water machine learning platform on Spark, H2O4GPU accelerated AI for GPUs, as well as the groundbreaking Driverless AI automatic machine learning (AutoML) platform. With all this leading-edge technology and resulting industry buzz, I can see why the company recently ranked #9 on insideBIGDATA’s IMPACT 50 list of the industry’s most impactful [READ MORE…]

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