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TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for August 2020

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 9/1/2020

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

KDD 2020 Showcases Brightest Minds in Data Science and AI

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (ACM SIGKDD) will hold its flagship annual conference, KDD 2020, virtually, August 23-27. The KDD conference series, started in 1989, is the world’s oldest and largest data mining conference, and is the venue where concepts such as big data, data science, predictive analytics and crowdsourcing were first introduced.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 8/21/2020

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, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Lightmatter Introduces Optical Processor to Speed Compute for Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence

Lightmatter, a leader in silicon photonics processors, announced its artificial intelligence (AI) photonic processor, a general-purpose AI inference accelerator that uses light to compute and transport data. Using light to calculate and communicate within the chip reduces heat—leading to orders of magnitude reduction in energy consumption per chip and dramatic improvements in processor speed.

Cyxtera Simplifies AI Innovation with AI/ML Compute as a Service Powered by NVIDIA DGX A100 Systems

Cyxtera, a global leader in data center colocation and interconnection services, launched its landmark Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) compute as a service offering to deliver data center platform capabilities enabling AI-powered workloads. Leveraging the NVIDIA DGX™ A100 system, this new offering provides enterprises greater agility and faster deployment with a flexible OpEx model, avoiding the need for large capital outlays and over provisioning.

How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Sleep Science and Health

In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, discusses how big data has become a big part of sleep science, and it is helping make big strides in the right direction. There’s no doubt that this relationship will become even stronger in the future as biomedical big data becomes more homogenized and handled more efficiently and carefully.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 8/14/2020

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

Big Data Performance Report

To shed light on how IT operations teams are dealing with working in challenging environments, Pepperdata has carried out a period of customer research. This report revealed a wealth of insights regarding the condition of enterprise workloads that lack the benefits of observability and continuous tuning. Combined with cloud computing statistics and a more general understanding of big data industry trends, there is much to learn here about the present and future of the data analytics industry.

The Value of Data Now vs. Data Later

In this contributed article, Fluency CEO and Founder Chris Jordan discusses the inevitable extinction of Moore’s law. 90% of the world’s data has been produced over the last two years, yet companies only analyze 12% of it. With Big Data only continuing to grow, how can more innovative data storage solutions, such as the cloud, effectively respond to this level of growth?