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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.

AI vision system PIXEVIA Recognizes Cars and People on Video in Real-time for Smart Cities

Well functioning traffic flows, real-time parking availability, increased security and swift crime solving, cost-efficient defect detection in the infrastructure or updates on road conditions – smart cities could already be taking advantage of real-time fully automated video surveillance from drones, ground vehicles with video cameras and CCTV, Lithuanian startup PIXEVIA claims.

Do Security Professionals Really Need Big Data?

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses two basic approaches to securing big data: staying small and strategic, or leveraging big data for a broader approach. Either approach can be successful, but it is up to the organization and security professionals to strategically decide how much big data they actually need.

5 Tips to Prepare Yourself for Big Data Analytics

In this contributed article, tech writer Rick Delgado, takes a look at the importance of big data analytics to the enterprise and how best to prepare your organization for the giant leap to implement this tecnology.

A CEO’s Guide to Managing and Leveraging Enterprise Data Assets

In this contributed article, two veteran big data experts have distilled managing and leveraging enterprise data assets down to a simple 8-item checklist on what executives should ask themselves to gain more advantage from their company’s data. Stephen Rubinow and Jeff Stamen explore why CEOs need to better understand the next evolution of enterprise data discovery and analytics.

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.

Big Data is changing: Are You Ready to Grab the Change?

In this contributed article, Juned Ghanchi, co-founder of IndianAppDevelopers, takes a high-level look at the big data industry by examining the significant changes we’re seeing in a variety of business sectors as result of the technology.