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Attivio Raises the Bar with New Version of Cognitive Search and Insight Platform

Attivio, recently named a leader by Forrester in its report “The Forrester Wave™: Cognitive Search and Knowledge Discovery Solutions, Q2 2017,” announced the release of Attivio Platform 5.5, the latest version of its industry-leading platform. This version of the Attivio Cognitive Search and Insight Platform leverages next-generation cognitive capabilities, such as machine learning and natural language processing, to help enterprises fuel every decision and action with insight.

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.

Want to Run Cassandra in a Container? You Need to Solve These 4 Problems First

In this contributed article, Gou Rao, Co-founder and CTO at Portworx, discusses how running the open source distributed NoSQL database Cassandra in a container requires some special considerations. If you can solve these problems, you’ll have gotten most of the way to a successful Cassandra deployment in containers.

GridGain Systems Introduces Next-Generation In-Memory Computing Platform

GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing platform solutions based on Apache® Ignite™, today announced GridGain 8.1. The solution expands the bounds of in-memory computing with a new memory-centric architecture, which leverages ongoing advancements in memory and storage technologies to provide distributed in-memory computing performance with the cost and durability of disk storage.

MemSQL Offers Real-Time Data Warehouse Managed Service

MemSQL, provider of the fast real-time data warehouse, announced the general availability of MemSQL Cloud. With this release, MemSQL now allows customers to use the managed service on either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure with a unified architecture for transactional, analytical, and streaming data warehouse workloads.

Introducing Flo – Bringing Deep Learning to Video Editing

Everyone loves to shoot videos but don’t know what to do with them. Editing videos is difficult, time consuming and a skillful job. NexGear Technology has built Flo – an intelligent camera and movie maker app that auto-edits raw video footage into short cinematic movies using deep learning and artificial intelligence. Flo combines machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing to put together the interesting moments from your videos into a short cinematic movie.

Lexalytics® Releases New Text Analytics Software for Retailers to Improve Online Shopping Experience

Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced the eCommerce Industry Pack, a specialized version of the company’s text analytics software. The eCommerce Industry Pack is engineered to help online retailers enhance the customer experience, including checkout and payments, shipping and delivery, and the site’s overall shopping performance.

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.

AI vision system PIXEVIA Recognizes Cars and People on Video in Real-time for Smart Cities

Well functioning traffic flows, real-time parking availability, increased security and swift crime solving, cost-efficient defect detection in the infrastructure or updates on road conditions – smart cities could already be taking advantage of real-time fully automated video surveillance from drones, ground vehicles with video cameras and CCTV, Lithuanian startup PIXEVIA claims.

Do Security Professionals Really Need Big Data?

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses two basic approaches to securing big data: staying small and strategic, or leveraging big data for a broader approach. Either approach can be successful, but it is up to the organization and security professionals to strategically decide how much big data they actually need.