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Syncsort’s New Change Data Capture Capabilities Extend Mainframe Access and Integration to the Data Lake

Syncsort, a leader in data liberation, integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, announced new capabilities in its unrivaled mainframe data access and integration solution that continuously, quickly and efficiently populates Hadoop data lakes with changes in mainframe data.

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 – A Game Changer in the Music Industry

In this contributed article, content contributor Ravindra Savaram discusses the ways that big data is becoming transformative for the music industry. For a long time, the music industry is in need of a facelift and the advent of big data seems to fulfill this. The musicians might be provided with a more successful revenue model with the emergence of big data.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/12/2017

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

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for May 2017

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.

Moving Big Data into the Cloud

While there are multiple architectures targeting big data analytics, we have traditionally focused on maximizing dedicated hardware and large processing power. In the past few years, however, there is a fast growing convergence of big data and cloud, particularly where the data sets are unstructured with simple data models — an area of specific focus for the Apache Hadoop technology.

Syncsort Combines Data Quality and Big Data Integration Software for Governance and Customer 360 Initiatives

Syncsort, a global leader in data liberation, integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, announced new solutions that bring together its industry-leading Big Data Integration and Trillium data quality software to address enterprise requirements to support data governance and Customer 360 initiatives in the data lake.

Book Review: Monetizing Your Data by Andrew Roman Wells and Kathy Williams Chiang

For those of us firmly entrenched in the big data industry, we’re well familiar with the “collect data at all costs” mantra. So it’s no great surprise to see this new title that takes the story to its completion, specifically how to monetize all the data being stored away. My own personal recurring slogan is for enterprises to “maximize the value of their data assets” so “Monetizing Your Data: A Guide to Turning Data into Profit-Driving Strategies and Solutions,” by Andrew Roman Wells and Kathy Williams Chiang is a welcome resource.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/5/2017

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

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.