News, reviews and feature articles on companies that are changing how organizations leverage massive volumes of data

Quantium to Leverage the MapR Distribution including Hadoop for Real-Time Analysis

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.

Lustre Scalability, Affordability, Manageability

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The unique architecture of the Lustre file system has been proven to scale easily to petabytes of data that are immediately accessible to thousands of clients. The inherent scalability of Lustre aggregates storage capacity across many servers. I/O bandwidth also scales as more storage servers are added, and can be dynamically adjusted as needs change and demands for more storage capacity and bandwidth grow.

Data Science 101: Mining Big Data with Apache Spark

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.

Skytree and IBM Partner to Elevate Big Data Analytics with Advanced Machine Learning

Skytree®, The Machine Learning Company®, today announced a partnership with IBM®, a global leader in cutting-edge technology. The technical integration allows Skytree’s scalable, enterprise-grade machine learning platform, Skytree Infinity™, to run on top of IBM PureData™ System for Analytics, powered by IBM Netezza® technology.

Feedzai Partners with Datastax for Real-Time Fraud Analysis

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Feedzai, a data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to analyze big data to make commerce safe, and DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, today announced a commercial partnership under which Feedzai is now part of the DataStax Partner Network.

GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric

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This article is the fifth and last in an editorial series that will provide direction for enterprise thought leaders on ways of leveraging in-memory computing to analyze data faster, improve the quality of business decisions, and use the insight to increase customer satisfaction and sales performance.

Ask a Data Scientist: The Bias vs. Variance Tradeoff

Monica Martinez-Canales, PhD. Intel

This week’s Ask a Data Scientist question is from a reader who wants an explanation of the “bias vs. variance tradeoff in statistical learning.” Intel’s Dr. Monica Martinez-Canales is this week’s guest Data Scientist

Rail Europe 4A Chooses TIBCO Jaspersoft to Centralize Reporting and Analytics Needs

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TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it has been chosen by Rail Europe 4A (RE4A), a worldwide leader in the distribution of European rail products, to provide centralized and reliable data analytics and automated reporting capabilities.

German Public Transportation Co. Adopts IBM Software Defined Storage to Tackle Big Data

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB), a leading German public transportation company, has turned to IBM Cloud, Software Defined Storage and Flash to improve business application performance and customer response times.

Enterprise Grade Lustre in the Clouds

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With the release of Intel® Cloud Edition for Lustre software in collaboration with key cloud infrastructure providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), commercial customers have an ideal opportunity to employ a production-ready version of Lustre—optimized for business HPDA—in a pay-as-you-go cloud environment.