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In Search of the Optimal Cheeseburger

If you’ve ever spent valuable billable hours time thinking about an algorithm to seek out the optimal cheeseburger, and calculate metrics like the maximal meat-to-bun ratio, then this presentation by noted data scientist Hilary Mason at the Ignite NYC event last year is for you. Hilary, a self-admitted cheeseburger lover, found some data sets in […]

IBM Goes Deep for Big Data Market with POWER8 Open Server Innovation

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“This is the first truly disruptive advancement in high-end server technology in decades, with radical technology changes and the full support of an open server ecosystem that will seamlessly lead our clients into this world of massive data volumes and complexity,” said Tom Rosamilia, Senior Vice President, IBM Systems and Technology Group. “There no longer is a one-size-fits-all approach to scale out a data center. With our membership in the OpenPOWER Foundation, IBM’s POWER8 processor will become a catalyst for emerging applications and an open innovation platform.”

Data Science 101: Hadoop for Analyzing Sentiment Data

This instructional video explores how to use Hadoop and the Hortonworks Data Platform to analyze sentiment data to understand how the public feels about a product launch – highlighted is the release of the film “Iron Man 3.”

Data Science 101: Metaprogramming Python for Big Data

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The video presentation below comes from our friends at the San Francisco Python Meetup group. The talk discusses how AdRoll uses Python to squeeze every last bit of performance out of a single high-end server for the purpose of interactive analysis of terabyte-scale data sets.

Job of the Week: Big Data Senior Architect at Innovative Development

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Innovative Development is seeking a Big Data Senior Architect in our Job of the Week. We have partnered with a major Financial Institution to provide them with a Big Data Solutions Architect in Wilmington, Delaware. The Big Data Solutions Architect will manage the full life-cycle of a Hadoop solution. This includes creating the requirements analysis, the platform selection, design […]

Quantum Machine Learning

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Ever wonder what will happen when exabyte data stores are the norm, and even the parallelism of Hadoop can no longer provide the necessary processing power to address the data deluge? Quantum computing may hold the answer.

RJMetrics Announces Record Revenue Growth in Q1 2014

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RJMetrics, a leading SaaS business intelligence provider, recently announced strong growth in Q1 2014, including a 114% increase in new revenue compared to the previous period.

Volante Technologies Adds Support for Hadoop®

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Volante Technologies, a global leader in the provision of innovative financial data integration, today announced that it has enhanced Volante Designer version 5.0 to support the Hadoop® framework.

Jaspersoft Teams with Cloudera for Hadoop Reporting and Analytics

Jaspersoft, the Intelligence Inside applications and business processes, has announced product integration with Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, to extend the company’s leadership in reporting and analytics for Big Data.

In-Memory Computing Powers Real-Life Marathons

While marathons themselves haven’t changed much since ancient Greece, the experience surrounding them is limited only by imagination and technology. Chronotrack’s technology supports some of the world’s biggest races, like the New York and the Paris Marathons, providing detailed performance and scoring info to thousands of participants in real-time.