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Want to Run Cassandra in a Container? You Need to Solve These 4 Problems First

In this contributed article, Gou Rao, Co-founder and CTO at Portworx, discusses how running the open source distributed NoSQL database Cassandra in a container requires some special considerations. If you can solve these problems, you’ll have gotten most of the way to a successful Cassandra deployment in containers.

Go for Big Data

Many of the hottest modern infrastructure projects are powered by the Go programming language, including Kubernetes, Docker, Consul, etcd, and many more. Go is turning into a go to language for devops, web servers, and microservices. One route to providing robust, performant, and scalable data processing within Go is to utilize the Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) within Go programs.

Introducing Flo – Bringing Deep Learning to Video Editing

Everyone loves to shoot videos but don’t know what to do with them. Editing videos is difficult, time consuming and a skillful job. NexGear Technology has built Flo – an intelligent camera and movie maker app that auto-edits raw video footage into short cinematic movies using deep learning and artificial intelligence. Flo combines machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing to put together the interesting moments from your videos into a short cinematic movie.

Big Data – A Game Changer in the Music Industry

In this contributed article, content contributor Ravindra Savaram discusses the ways that big data is becoming transformative for the music industry. For a long time, the music industry is in need of a facelift and the advent of big data seems to fulfill this. The musicians might be provided with a more successful revenue model with the emergence of big data.

Interview: Patrick Moakley, Director of Marketing for HPC & AI at Lenovo

I recently caught up with Patrick Moakley, Director of Marketing for High Performance Computing (HPC) & Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Lenovo, to get his insights about this fast paced industry. Please view the video interview below to hear what Pat has to say.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for May 2017

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.

OpenVX – The Standard for Computer Vision

OpenVX is an API enabling software developers to add hardware accelerated computer vision capabilities to their programs. Coupled with the current upswing in the use of deep learning technologies, computer vision applications with OpenVX are becoming very important. OpenVX is an integral part of Intel Computer Vision SDK. This comprehensive toolkit is for developing and deploying vision-oriented solutions on platforms from Intel, including autonomous vehicles, digital surveillance cameras, robotics, and mixed-reality headsets.

Book Review: Monetizing Your Data by Andrew Roman Wells and Kathy Williams Chiang

For those of us firmly entrenched in the big data industry, we’re well familiar with the “collect data at all costs” mantra. So it’s no great surprise to see this new title that takes the story to its completion, specifically how to monetize all the data being stored away. My own personal recurring slogan is for enterprises to “maximize the value of their data assets” so “Monetizing Your Data: A Guide to Turning Data into Profit-Driving Strategies and Solutions,” by Andrew Roman Wells and Kathy Williams Chiang is a welcome resource.

7 Steps From Raw Data to Insight

Data scientists generally ascribe to the “machine learning process” which is seen as a roadmap to follow when working on a data science project. The infographic at the end of this article provides a detailed work flow that it is general enough to encompass pretty much any data science project.

Enterprise Software Tools for AI

This post delves into a variety of enterprise software options for AI. This article is part of a special insideHPC report that explores trends in machine learning and deep learning. Find out how businesses are using machine learning and deep learning, differentiating between AI, machine learning and deep learning, what it takes to get started, software tools for AI and more.