Slidecast: Fortissimo Foundation – A Clustered, Pervasive, Global Direct-remote I/O Access System


“Fortissimo Foundation is a clustered, pervasive, global direct-remote I/O access system that linearly scales I/O bandwidth, memory, Flash and hard disk storage capacity and server performance to provide an “in-memory” scale-out solution that intelligently aggregates all resources of a data center cluster into a massive global name space, bridging all remote compute and storage resources to look and act as if they were local.”

Fuze Selects Sumo Logic to Gain Visibility into Application and Security Infrastructure


Sumo Logic, the next generation machine data intelligence company, announced that Fuze, a leading enterprise video communication and collaboration service that allows people to work from anywhere, selected Sumo Logic to monitor and provide insight into their technical infrastructure.

Content Raven Launches “Marketing Raven”


Content Raven, a leading cloud-based file distribution toolkit that adds content control, security and deep analytics to files, has announced the addition of Marketing Raven™ to its suite of products.

The Different Types of Programmers

In this special guest feature, Jesse Anderson from Cloudera writes about his perspectives on becoming a computer programmer including education, aptitude and other musings. As an extra bonus check out the tutorial video at the end of the article.

Data Science 101: An Interview with Hadley Wickham


RStudio’s Chief Scientist Hadley Wickman was interviewed by DataScience.LA’s Eduardo Arino de la Rubia during the useR!2014 conference at UCLA this past July.

John Chambers: Interfaces, Efficiency and Big Data

In the video presentation below, industry luminary John Chambers makes a keynote presentation at the recent useR! 2014 conference, Interfaces, Efficiency and Big Data.

Data Science, Big Data and Statistics – can we all live together?

Here is a topic that receives much debate these days – as diverse fields like statistics, computer science and applied mathematics converge with newly named fields such as data science and big data. Can’t we all get along?

Predictive Analytics for Big Data Using EmcienPatterns


EmcienPatterns is Emcien’s Data Analysis Platform, providing complete and automated data analysis by revealing the patterns in data, analyzing those connections, and delivering answers to the user or to downstream systems through APIs.

In-Memory Computing: Three Myths That Could Put Your Business at Risk

Eric Frenkiel_MemSQL

In this special guest feature, Eric Frenkiel, Co-founder and CEO, MemSQL writes about the three myth surrounding in-memory computing and how companies that don’t take advantage of IMC risk being left behind.

Data Science 101: SparkR – Interactive R Programs at Scale

R + RDD = R2D2

R is a widely used statistical programming language but its interactive use is typically limited to a single machine. To enable large scale data analysis from R, SparkR was announced earlier this year in a blog post. SparkR is an open source R package developed at U.C. Berkeley AMPLab that allows data scientists to analyze large data sets and interactively run jobs on them from the R shell.