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Book Excerpt: Sensitive Data Management and Access Control

Below please find an excerpt from a new title, O’Reilly Media’s “The Enterprise Big Data Lake: Delivering the Promise of Big Data and Data Science,” a new release in the Data Warehousing category by Alex Gorelik. The Enterprise Data Lake is a go-to resource for CTOs, CDOs, chief analytics officers and their teams, the people charged with extracting the strategic and operational insights from petabytes of data that will ultimately transform their organizations into sooth-seeing, agile businesses.

When it Comes to ML/AI, One Size Does Not Fit All

In this special guest feature, David Winikoff, Senior Director, SteelCentral Product Management at Riverbed Technology, believes that as AI and Machine Learning go from hype to reality, organizations must be cautious in adopting too quickly, as one size does not fit all. Here’s why – data fuels the AI and Machine Learning engine to produce insights and information, and how an organization collects that data will determine its ability to gain actionable and valuable insights and predictive outcomes. As a result, organizations must very carefully select technologies and partners that best meet their specific needs to take full advantage of the opportunities AI and ML offer.

If Data is the New Oil, We’re About to Bust

In this contributed article, Tracy Malingo, Senior VP of Product Strategy at Verint Intelligent Self-Service, a division of Verint, discusses how data certainly has the promise of becoming the next major industry, and with AI as its vehicle, the future seems just as lucrative and legendary as the rise of “Big Oil.” But we need to know how to utilize it. Otherwise we’ll bust before we even have the chance to boom.

Prepare for Production AI with the HPE AI Data Node

In this video from GTC 2019 in San Jose, Harvey Skinner, Distinguished Technologist, discusses the advent of production AI and how the HPE AI Data Node offers a building block for AI storage. Commercial enterprises have been investigating and exploring how AI can improve their business. Now they’re ready to move from investigation into production. […]

How the Gig Economy Will Bring Big Data to Every Market

In this contributed article, Marcus Sawyerr, CEO of YOSS USA, discusses how today’s organizations need data in order to be successful, and they need data scientists to make use of that data. In order for both parties to thrive in this era, companies need to have the right strategies in place before they invest in freelance talent. When they do, freelance data scientists will have the opportunity to gather critical knowledge from the data and use their talents to drive innovation and success.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/15/2019

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, industry partnerships, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning […]

Why Self-Service BI Tools Alone Can’t Build Data-Driven Cultures

In this special guest feature, Brett Hurt, CEO of data.world, suggests that while 99% of executives want a data-driven culture, it’s hard to build one. Enter the Chief Data Officer (CDO), tasked with capturing and growing the value of data and analysis within his or her enterprise. It’s not an easy job. True data-driven cultures aren’t built by buying expensive tools to empower the data elite. And while deploying self-service BI (business intelligence) tools is one important step in the right direction, the Chief Data Officer is on a journey.

ScyllaDB Launches Scylla Cloud Database as a Service

ScyllaDB announced the launch of Scylla Cloud, a fully managed version of Scylla Enterprise, the ultrafast, scalable and cost-effective NoSQL database in production at leading companies across industries including mobile, IoT, finance, entertainment, social media, advertising and manufacturing.

VoltDB Introduces Smart Streaming Architecture for the Connected World

VoltDB, the enterprise-class fast data processing platform that powers real-time intelligent decisions on streaming data, announced a new Smart Stream Processing Architecture to support fast data strategies at the edge. VoltDB is empowering all industries to take advantage of the 5G revolution.

Teradata Expands As-a-Service Offerings for Vantage

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the Pervasive Data Intelligence company, announced three new offerings for its Teradata Vantage platform, reflecting Teradata’s commitment to offering as-a-service capabilities to meet the needs of their customers. These capabilities provide choice and flexibility for customers operating on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, private cloud or hybrid cloud environments.