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Choosing the Right Data Catalog for Your Business

The decision to invest in and launch a data catalog is a big one for today’s businesses, but one that more and more companies are making in light of the continued growth and expansion of big data. In fact, the self-service data analytic journey often first begins with a data catalog. Unifi Software explores how to choose whether a data catalog is right for your business and key considerations when deciding on a solution.

Use Case Highlights Potential Value & Benefits of Data Cataloging

The value and benefits of a data catalog are often described as the ability for analysts to find the data they need quickly and efficiently. Data cataloging accelerates analysis by minimizing the time and effort that analysts spend finding and preparing data. A new report from Unifi Software offers a fresh perspective on data cataloging and offers an analysis use case that illustrates ROI for implementing a data catalog.

Why We Paired Open Source and Managed Services to Optimize Our Database

In this contributed article, Ben Wu of Peloton goes through his company’s database/data strategy, deciding on open source NoSQL Apache Cassandra (why it made sense for them), overcoming problems with production systems, why managed databases fit into their future, and how he feels about the data stack moving forward.

Use of Natural Language Processing and AI Driving Big Data Innovation to New Levels

To really drive innovation to a whole new level we’re seeing a rise in the use of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make finding and using quality data that much easier. Leading industry analyst firms have noted that Machine Learning, AI and NLP are quickly becoming table stakes for analytics. Unifi Software’s Sean Keenan explores how tools like these are changing the landscape of big data and driving innovation forward.

Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine Brings Breakthrough Automation & Efficiency for Data-Driven Apps on Multi-Cloud & Edge

Mesosphere, the multi-cloud automation platform company, announced the general availability of Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine (MKE), Mesosphere DC/OS 1.12 and the public beta of Mesosphere Jupyter Service (MJS). Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine is the only software platform that delivers pure Kubernetes-as-a-Service on multi-cloud and edge with high-density resource pooling, yet without the need for virtualization.

Innovation in Data Management Accelerating Neuroscience, Virtual Reality, and Early Cancer Diagnosis

A research company using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the fight against cancer. An animation studio creating films and virtual reality (VR) amusement parks. A team of scientists deepening our understanding of the human brain. All struggled to manage massive amounts of unstructured data, until they turned to Seattle-based Igneous – the leader in Unstructured Data Management (UDM) – and its as-a-Service, high-performance data management solution.

Unifi Software Introduces the Unifi Data Catalog

Unifi Software, a leader in providing a seamlessly integrated suite of self-service data tools, announced the Unifi Data Catalog with intuitive natural language search powered by OneMind(TM) AI, collaboration capabilities for crowd-sourced data quality, views of trusted data, and comprehensive governance and security.

Beyond the Delta: Compression is a Must for Big Data

In an era of big data, high-speed, reliable, cheap and scalable databases are no luxury. Our friends over at SQream Technologies invest a lot of time and effort into providing their customers with the best performance-at-scale. Dr. Benjamin C. van Zuiden of SQream wrote a special report, “Beyond the Delta: Compression is a Must for Big Data,” that focuses on compression algorithms that make big data-at-scale possible.

Cloudera + Hortonworks: A Marriage from the Edge to AI

Did you hear the clap of thunder in the big data ecosystem today? If so, it was only just Cloudera, Inc. and Hortonworks, Inc. jointly announcing that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, will create the world’s leading next generation data platform provider.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for August 2018

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. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.