Algorithmia: An Open Marketplace for Algorithms

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Seattle-based start-up Algorithmia is a new marketplace for algorithms. Developers can turn algorithms into scalable web services with a single click. Companies and application developers can integrate algorithms into their own applications with under 10 lines of code by accessing the Algorithmia universal API.

New Search Engine Puts a Check on Big Data

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With today’s big data industry, it’s all about consumers doling out their personal data and companies gladly scooping them up to push them through advanced machine learning algorithms in an attempt to understand every last nuance about you – whether you like it or not. With today’s beta launch of the new Private.me search engine, the playing field has changed.

Designing a High Performance Lustre Storage System: A Case Study

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Intel’s White Paper, “Architecting a High-Performance Storage System,” shows you the step-by-step process in the design of a Lustre file system. It is available for download at insideBIGDATA White Paper Library. “Although a good system is well-balanced, designing it is not straight forward. Fitting components together and making the adjustments needed for peak performance is challenging. The process begins with a requirement analysis followed by a design structure (a common structure was selected for the paper) and component choices.”

SGI’s New German Subsidiary is an SAP Center of Excellence

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Today SGI announced that the company has opened a new subsidiary called SGI GmbH that will operate as an SAP Center of Excellence in Heidelberg, Germany as part of a strategic move to more closely support SAP business initiatives.

HAMR – Beyond MapReduce

ET International, Inc. (ETI) has announced that a beta version of HAMR is available for testing. After an extensive period of collaborative R&D and private testing, its big data analytics framework HAMR is now available for market-wide testing by developers and data scientists.

AAA Uses Target Marketing with Predictive and Geo-spatial Analytics

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At the recent Alteryx Inspire conference, the American Automobile Association (AAA) shared shared how they rely on predictive and geo-spatial analytics to better serve their members, their branch offices and anticipate business needs.

Conversion Logic Launchs New Attribution SaaS

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Conversion Logic, a company offering next generation SaaS advanced attribution with a deep focus on informing cross-platform video measurement and optimization, officially launched in Santa Monica. Conversion Logic offers a way to offer brands, ad agencies, media buyers and digital marketers the ability to attribute value across all digital channels with an initial emphasis on video, and take action on those insights immediately to maximize their media investment.

Tidemark Adds Advanced Analytics to its Cloud-First Financial and Operational Planning Applications

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Tidemark, maker of modern cloud-first business planning and enterprise analytics solutions, announced it has added a new and innovative collection of features that brings advanced analytics to the office of finance.

Cisco Systems Releases UCS Big Data CVD Based on Ubuntu OpenStack

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Ubuntu OpenStack continues to be the “go to” platform for enterprise scale out solutions, as Cisco releases its latest CVD (Cisco Validated Design), Hadoop as a Service (HaaS) with Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture (CPA v2) for Big Data and OpenStack .

Gartner’s 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

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The Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies just hit the streets! This guide to the industry’s pulse is a good way to balance the hype with reality. As you’ll note in the chart below, big data is entering the Trough of Disillusionment.