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Interview: Daphne Koller, Chief Computing Officer, Calico; Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University

The following is a discussion with Daphne Koller, Chief Computing Officer, Calico Labs; Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University; ACM-Infosys 2007 Foundation Award. The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) just concluded a celebration of 50 years of the ACM A.M. Turing Award (commonly known as the “Nobel Prize of computing”) with a two-day conference in San Francisco. The conference brought together some of the brightest minds in computing to explore how computing has evolved and where the field is headed.

Five Reasons to Backup Your Hadoop Environment

In this special guest feature, Peter Smails, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Datos IO, discusses that in order to achieve enterprise-grade data protection on Hadoop platforms, there are five reasons to consider backup and recovery solutions for big data file systems like Hadoop.

Four Ways Big Data Is Still Changing the Way We Do Business

In this contributed, Anthony Coggine, HR professional turned business analyst, points out that from the creation of more personalized marketing campaigns, to harnessing the power of social media, here are four of the major reasons that big data is changing the way we do business as we know it:

CASK Data Application Platform Moves Forward

In this video from the DataWorks Summit 2017 conference in San Jose (June 13-15, 2017), insideBIGDATA’s Managing Editor and resident data scientist Daniel D. Gutierrez chats with Nitin Motgi, Founder/CTO at CASK Data.

Big Data or Small Data? The Correct Answer is Both

In this special guest feature, Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates, CTO at NTENT, discusses how it’s not enough to weigh data decisions on the descriptor of big versus small alone – a number of other things must be considered.

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.

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.

BlueData, Intel Compare Bare-Metal & Containers for Big Data Workloads

Has your business ever tried to decide between a bare-metal environment or a container-based environment for dealing with Big Data needs? BlueData and Intel collaborated to discuss this very issue in a benchmark study of the performance of Big Data workloads.

Big Data in Sports: Going for the Gold

In this contributed article, Eugene Rudenko, a senior online marketing specialist for Oxagile, a custom software development company, takes a look at the growing collection of big data technologies applied to the sporting world.

BlueData, HPE Combined Solution Works to Tackle Big-Data-as-a-Service Challenges

Big-Data-as-a-Service is growing in popularity and evolving to better suit the needs of today’s businesses. A recent white paper from BlueData describes a new solution for Big-Data-as-a-Service combining the BlueData EPIC software platform with the HPE Elastic Platform for Big Data Analytics.