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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.

Accelerating IT Innovation with Software-Defined HPC Solutions

As businesses realize traditional IT will be unable to support future business goals, they are leveraging software-defined technologies to eliminate data center complexity, reduce expenses, and accelerate IT innovation. HPE’s Bill Mannel explores how software-defined HPC solutions can work to push your business forward.

Kinetica’s Newest Release of the Fastest GPU-Accelerated Database Turbo Charges Geospatial Processing and Visualizations for Real-time Analytics

Kinetica announced the availability of innovations to their fast GPU-accelerated database that deliver new geospatial capabilities and enterprise-grade features for better performance and user experience, as well as improved efficiency and utilization to drive real-time location-based analytics and analytic processing.

Probing the Wisdom of Apple, Inc., Crowds Using Alternative Data Sources

In this contributed article, Anasse Bari, clinical assistant professor of computer science at New York University, and software engineer Lihao Liu, provide a detailed look at the competitive analysis they performed for four major smartphone contenders: iPhone X and 8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Nokia 8 and Google Pixel 2 using alternative data sources.

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 Importance of Machine Learning and of Building Data Sets

In this special guest feature, Chris Haddock, a software product manager with ADEC Innovations, discusses how the foundation of a machine learning project for companies large and small is training data that will be used to teach the machine to recognize patterns. The quality of the training depends on the quality of the data input.

FreeWave Unveils ZumIQ App Server Software to Power IoT Programmability at the Edge

FreeWave Technologies, Inc., a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, announced the availability of its ZumIQ App Server Software.

How Can We Trust Machine Learning?

How Can We Trust Machine Learning? In this talk, Carlos Guestrin, CEO of Dato, Inc. and Amazon Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Washington, describes recent research and new tools with which companies can start to have the means to gain trust and confidence in the models and predictions behind their core business applications.

Infoworks Launches End-to-End Automated Big Data Warehousing Platform in the Cloud

Infoworks.io Inc., a leader in automated Big Data warehousing, announced the availability of the Infoworks Cloud Big Data Warehouse, an automated end-to-end data warehousing platform in the cloud that empowers enterprises to rapidly build and deploy big data use-cases in days instead of months.

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.