To enhance the spirit of the season, here are some Halloween Data from insideBIGDATA in the form of a frighteningly informative infographic – “Halloween by the Numbers.”
In the presentation below, courtesy of the SF Machine Learning Meetup group in San Francisco, Xiangrui Meng introduces Spark and show how to use it to build fast, end-to-end machine learning workflows.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced the availability of a cognitive-infused Watson Explorer, a powerful combination of data exploration and content analytics capabilities. Watson Explorer equips users with the information and analytics capabilities which can help them to deliver better performance and real-time results.
When it comes to the U.S. law enforcement community’s practices and attitudes toward using crime-fighting software, roughly a third are using the technology in their departments, most would use it to combat drug-related crimes, yet the majority don’t have the budget to implement it, according to a recent survey by Wynyard Group.
MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Quantium, the leading data analytics firm in Australia, has selected the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to perform rigorous analytics on large and complex data sets to generate rapid business insights for their clients, including many of Australia’s leading companies.
In this presentation and interactive demo, you’ll learn about data mining workflows, the architecture and benefits of Spark, as well as practical use cases for the framework.