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Solix Announces S3 Storage Solutions

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading big data application provider for empowering data-driven enterprises, announced API support for Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), a web service available from Amazon Web Services and also for private cloud deployments. The new S3 storage solutions are supported on Solix Big Data Suite 2.3, as part of a new software update.

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.

Information Builders Introduces Design Thinking for BI and Analytics

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, data integrity, and integration solutions, announced that the company has developed its own brand of process innovation via the well-known Design Thinking methodology.

Book Review: Statistical Learning with Sparsity – The Lasso and Generalizations

As a data scientist, I have a handful of books that serve as important resources for my work in the field – “Statistical Learning with Sparsity – The Lasso and Generalizations” by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, and Martin Wainwright is one of them. This book earned a prominent position on my desk for a number of reasons.

The Hardest Part of Analytics Isn’t Analysis. It’s Data

In this special guest feature, Matin Movassate, CEO and cofounder of Heap, suggests that as data scientists and business leaders alike fixate on the great potential of technologies like machine learning and AI, we risk losing sight of what’s most important: the data itself. After all, fancy visualizations and predictive analytics don’t matter without the right data powering them.

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction: Behavioral Analytics

In this special guest feature, David Hom, Chief Evangelist at SCIO Health Analytics®, supports his belief that sophisticated behavioral analytics is the key to uncovering patients who are likely to be or become addicted to prescription opioids.

Understanding Large-scale Plant Health, Rezatec Analyzes Satellite Data to Map Tree Species and Disease in Large Forested Areas

By developing pioneering data analysis techniques and machine learning algorithms, Rezatec is now able to produce powerful analytical insights for owners and managers of the world’s forests.

StackShare Database Index

Our friends over at StackShare recently reached out to insideBIGDATA to provide their latest Database Index. To compile the StackShare Database Index, StackShare — one of the world’s largest developer communities, with 100,000+ CTOs and developers at companies like Spotify, Airbnb, Instacart, and Dropbox sharing and discussing their tech stacks — conducted original research on which databases are most widely used right now, and which are most in-demand by recruiters.

The Modern Problem of Collecting Network Data

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses how in light of the emergence of big data, IT infrastructure and network properties are changing. Where previously, the hardware only needed to support a conventional traffic load, now it also needs to support monitoring and the storage of collected data.