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Big Data: Taking Advantage of the Opportunity

Everybody is abuzz about big data and the opportunities it presents to businesses. But few organizations are truly reaping the benefits of big data as many are overwhelmed by its sheer size. A new report from Pure Storage explores some of the ways to tap into the world of big data and AI.

Pure Storage Announces Significant Customer Momentum for AI and ML Workloads

Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), a leading independent all-flash data platform vendor for the cloud era, announced significant customer momentum for FlashBlade™, the system purpose-built for modern analytics. Since general availability in January 2017, FlashBlade has gained traction among organizations running and innovating with emerging workloads, specifically modern analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Building Fast Data Compression Code for Cloud and Edge Applications

Finding efficient ways to compress and decompress data is more important than ever. Compressed data takes up less space and requires less time and network bandwidth to transfer. In this article, we’ll discuss the data compression functions and the latest improvements in the Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) library.

AtScale 6.0 Brings the Benefits of its Universal Semantic Layer to the Google Cloud

AtScale, the company providing enterprises with a universal semantic platform for BI on Big Data, announced the general availability of AtScale 6.0. With this release, customers will see unparalleled cost savings when deploying analytical workloads on Google BigQuery and will benefit from best-in-class experience between Microsoft Excel and the Google platform.

Why Hospitals Need Big Data to Improve Patient Experience

In this special guest feature, Senem Guney, PhD, CPXP, Founder and Chief Experience Officer at NarrativeDx, discusses why hospitals need big data to improve patient experience. Hospital administrators seeking to provide excellent patient experiences need to understand responding to patients as a big data problem and arm themselves with the necessary technology solutions.

The Cost of Updating Older Data Centers for Big Data Needs

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips suggests that before your company makes the leap to update your servers and other data-center equipment for the needs of your big data deployments, make sure you understand the challenges ahead.

Data Governance Secrets, Revealed

Our friends over at data governance provider Collibra prepared the infographic below containing some great survey insights on this evolving role of the CDO, including what’s working for them in their Data Governance journey and what are some of the challenges they face.

State of Artificial Intelligence for the Enterprise

A survey conducted in July 2017 by Vanson Bourne, the Teradata “State of Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises” report captures the here and now for AI — how executive decision-makers are investing in AI today, the expected return on investment (ROI), what barriers lie ahead and how businesses craft a solid game plan to realize AI’s full potential.

High Performance Computing: Answering the Big Data Dilemma

In this special guest feature, Jeff Reser, Global Product Marketing Manager of SUSE, suggests that as HPC’s prowess in business expands, so does its ability to solve a variety of data management problems. Individuals struggling to tackle Big Data’s most complex challenges should increasingly look at HPC to deliver the power and sophistication required to manage large volumes and varieties of data.

Tableau Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Global Customer Conference with 14,000 Data Enthusiasts

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a leading analytics platform, is coming together this week with customers, partners, and data rockstars from around the globe for its 10th annual conference in Las Vegas. More than 14,000 passionate attendees will be on hand as Tableau showcases upcoming innovations to its analytics platform.