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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.

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.

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.

The Technology Behind Today’s Hyper-Personalized Customer Experience

In this special guest feature, Shubhra Sinha, VP of Portfolio Marketing at DataStax, dive into today’s personalized customer experience, analyzing which strategies and components are required to achieve real-time personalization.

IBM Unveils a New High-Powered Analytics System for Fast Access to Data Science

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced the Integrated Analytics System, a new unified data system designed to give users fast, easy access to advanced data science capabilities and the ability to work with their data across private, public or hybrid cloud environments.

Solutions for Autonomous Driving – From Car to Cloud

From car to cloud―and the connectivity in between―there is a need for automated driving solutions that include high-performance platforms, software development tools, and robust technologies for the data center. With Intel GO automotive driving solutions, Intel brings its deep expertise in computing, connectivity, and the cloud to the automotive industry.

Hortonworks Advances Global Data Management with Hortonworks DataPlane Service

Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, announced Hortonworks DataPlane Service (Hortonworks DPS), a service that reimagines and automates delivery of the modern data architecture. Hortonworks DPS makes it simple to provision and operate distributed data systems no matter the use case, whether for data science, self-service analytics or data warehousing optimization.

Kinetica Partners with NVIDIA and InterWorks to Deliver Supercharged Platform for BI

Kinetica today announced a new solution combining the immense power of NVIDIA DGX Station, the desk side supercomputer, and Kinetica’s GPU-accelerated database to speed up Tableau queries, providing users the ability to make faster data-driven decisions. Available immediately from NVIDIA and Kinetica business partner InterWorks, the new solution allows customers of Tableau, the global leader in visual analytics, to modernize their underlying databases to take full advantage of the valuable insight Tableau provides.

Intel® Parallel Studio XE Helps Developers Take their HPC, Enterprise, and Cloud Applications to the Max

Intel® Parallel Studio XE is a comprehensive suite of development tools that make it fast and easy to build modern code that gets every last ounce of performance out of the newest Intel® processors. This tool-packed suite simplifies creating code with the latest techniques in vectorization, multi- threading, multi-node, and memory optimization.

New MapR Orbit Cloud Suite Extends Analytics and Applications Across Clouds and Edge

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that integrates analytics with operational applications in real time, announced the MapR Orbit Cloud Suite. Offering a comprehensive set of cloud computing capabilities for the MapR Converged Data Platform, MapR Orbit enables organizations to build data fabrics for the first time that manage data across one or more clouds, hybrid clouds, or to the edge. It also includes advanced features specifically useful to cloud builders and cloud service providers.