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A Brief History of Non-Relational Databases

By   14 hours ago

First came relational databases, which provide a useful comparison for understanding non-relational databases. Invented by Edgar F. Codd in 1970, the relational database arranges data into different rows and columns by associating a specific key for each row. Almost all relational database systems use Structured Query Language (SQL) and are remarkably complex. They are traditionally […]

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Google Me, Google You: Data Privacy and Data Gathering

By   14 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Who hasn’t Googled their name at one time or another? It can be affirming, as in “Wow, they know I gave a presentation at a conference”, or scary as in “Wow, they know I have a police record!”  Yes, there isn’t much they don’t know, and it’s not […]

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Curating Artificial Intelligence: Immediately Computable Access

By   14 hours ago

A new press release stated Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha, and the Wolfram Language, has officially launched the Wolfram Neural Net Repository. Providing immediate access to neural networks for Artificial Intelligence and machine learning applications, the repository further builds a ubiquitous layer of computational intelligence upon the Wolfram tech stack. These models are suitable […]

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Cloudera Speeds Up Enterprise Machine Learning from Research to Production

By   15 hours ago

According to a recent press release, Cloudera, Inc., the modern platform for Machine Learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, announced new innovations to help businesses operationalize data insights faster by making data scientists and data engineers more productive. New Machine Learning capabilities make it easier for data scientists to quickly train and deploy models […]

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Adents and Microsoft Introduce Combined Blockchain, AI, IoT & Serialization Solution

By   15 hours ago

The collaboration of Microsoft with Adents was recently announced in a press release. Their efforts have developed a new unit-level product track & trace platform utilizing Blockchain and AI technology. The groundbreaking Adents NovaTrack, which debuted at VivaTech 2018 in Paris last month, offers end-to-end traceability and visibility throughout the entirety of the supply chain. […]

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Smart Data Governance: Ensuring Regulatory Compliance with Smart Availability

By   2 days ago

Click to learn more about author Don Boxley. Traditionally, high availability (HA) concerns revolved around performance. HA offered various redundancy and failover options to ensure business continuity in the event of workload spikes, planned maintenance, and unplanned downtime. Today, HA methods have been superseded by Smart Availability’s intelligent workload routing automation, in which data and […]

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Why You Should Use Kubernetes to Deploy Monolithic Apps

By   2 days ago

Click to learn more about author Pete Johnson. A Linux shell is a Linux shell is a Linux shell.  If you take that attitude, it opens up the possibility of running monolithic applications on Kubernetes.  As more and more greenfield development shifts to a Microservices, Cloud-native-based architecture that’s hosted on top of container clusters, every […]

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MapR Expands Cloud Services with Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes

By   2 days ago

According to a recent press release, “MapR® Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced that the MapR Data Platform now supports Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS). MapR previously announced persistent storage for containers to enable the deployment of stateful containerized applications. With Amazon EKS, […]

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Intellect and IBM to Deliver Seamless Digital Transformation to the World’s Largest Banks

By   2 days ago

According to a recent press release, “Intellect Design Arena, the world’s first full spectrum Banking and Insurance technology products company, and IBM will jointly deliver digital corporate banking solutions to some of the world’s largest banks on the IBM Cloud. Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB) is a global leader in corporate banking technology with 178 […]

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    Jun 20 DM Radio Webinar: Modern Data Pipelines – Improving Speed, Governance, and Analysis

    By   1 week ago

    DATE: June 20, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Legacy data warehouses were built around old constraints: slow processors, expensive storage, thin pipes. Over time, the process of feeding those warehouses became complex and brittle. Fast forward to today, […]

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    Jun 21 RWDG Webinar: Using Data Governance to Improve Data Understanding

    By   1 week ago

    DATE: June 21, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar For many data-focused initiatives to be considered successful, they require improved documented understanding of the organization’s data.  Improvements in data understanding require accountability for the actions of putting clear definition […]

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    Jun 26 Webinar: Noise to Signal – The Biggest Problem in Data

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    DATE: June 26, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by About the Webinar Our ability to produce, ingest and store data has grown exponentially, but our ability to parse out insights from data has not. In the 90s, an organization’s data would live […]

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    Jun 27 DM Radio Webinar: Where’s the Data? Let Your Catalog Do the Crawling

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    DATE: June 27, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Data may be everywhere, but finding what you need can be downright challenging. That’s partly due to the complexity of modern information landscapes; and partly due to decades of manual […]

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    Jun 28 DAS Webinar: Artificial Intelligence – Real-World Applications for Your Organization

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: June 28, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Artificial Intelligence (AI) may conjure up images of robots and science fiction.  But AI has practical applications in today’s data-driven organization for product recommendation engines, customer support, inventory management, and more.  To support AI in […]

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    July 5 DI&A Webinar: CDO vs. CAO – What’s the Difference?

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: July 5, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar At one time, there were well-stated distinctions between the Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytics Officer roles. But not today. In some organizations, this role confusion actually causes serious concerns. John and Kelle will revisit […]

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    Jul 10 DataEd Webinar: Data Management vs Data Strategy

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: July 10, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Organizations across most industries make some attempt to utilize Data Management and Data Strategies. While most organizations have both concepts implemented, they must fully understand the difference to fully achieve their goals. This webinar will […]

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    Jul 12 Smart Data Webinar: The Disappearing Data Scientist

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: July 12, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar As the shortage of trained data scientists threatens to prevent firms from reaching their analytical potential, a new class of products and services is emerging that promises to relieve the stress on enterprise management. These […]

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      Google Me, Google You: Data Privacy and Data Gathering

      By   14 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Who hasn’t Googled their name at one time or another? It can be affirming, as in “Wow, they know I gave a presentation at a conference”, or scary as in “Wow, they know I have a police record!”  Yes, there isn’t much they don’t know, and it’s not […]

      Read More →

      Smart Data Governance: Ensuring Regulatory Compliance with Smart Availability

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Don Boxley. Traditionally, high availability (HA) concerns revolved around performance. HA offered various redundancy and failover options to ensure business continuity in the event of workload spikes, planned maintenance, and unplanned downtime. Today, HA methods have been superseded by Smart Availability’s intelligent workload routing automation, in which data and […]

      Read More →

      Why You Should Use Kubernetes to Deploy Monolithic Apps

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Pete Johnson. A Linux shell is a Linux shell is a Linux shell.  If you take that attitude, it opens up the possibility of running monolithic applications on Kubernetes.  As more and more greenfield development shifts to a Microservices, Cloud-native-based architecture that’s hosted on top of container clusters, every […]

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      The Network Finally Gets Its Due as the Enabler of Edge Computing

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Destiny Bertucci. Imagine connecting billions of things or running autonomous vehicles at dial-up network speed. The cacophony of the connection process (remember that noise?) would be bad enough, but the latency would be even worse. To handle the digital world, Edge Computing is on the rise, and the network […]

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      Getting Back to the Basics: What is Machine Learning?

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Seth Deland. Machine Learning seems to be the engineering industry’s latest buzzword – a technology with astonishing potential, yet one that many businesses struggle to understand, let alone embrace.  Just last year, fewer than one-third (23%) of businesses had adopted any level of Machine Learning automation, and only 5% reported […]

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      A Blockchain of Data for Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Rudy Brathwaite. Data conceals as much as it reveals. That is, information alone clarifies little or nothing unless you can see everything with clarity. It is not enough to believe what you see, but to know what you see is true. The only way to know such a thing is […]

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      Data Modeling is Dead…Long Live Schema Design!

      By   7 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Pascal Desmarets. Reality or not, the perception nowadays is that Data Modeling has become a bottleneck and doesn’t fit in an Agile Development approach.  Plus, with NoSQL being “schema-less”, perception often is that there is no need for Data Modeling ahead of coding.  You may pretend that it is not […]

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      The Business View of Data and Data Quality The Six Dimensions of Semantic Quality – Part 2

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Ronald G. Ross. This is the second and final part of this series on Data Quality and Semantic Quality. You can access the first part here: The Business View of Data and Data Quality: The Six Dimensions of Semantic Quality – Part One Forming High-Quality Business Communications Rather than retroactively […]

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      Design Thinking Data Models

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. I seriously believe, and I also know from professional experiences that Design Thinking is the secret sauce for creating high quality Data Models. This sounds contra intuitive, so we will have to do some debunking: ”Design Thinking – isn’t that for designing good looking products, like watches, […]

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        A Brief History of Non-Relational Databases

        By   14 hours ago

        First came relational databases, which provide a useful comparison for understanding non-relational databases. Invented by Edgar F. Codd in 1970, the relational database arranges data into different rows and columns by associating a specific key for each row. Almost all relational database systems use Structured Query Language (SQL) and are remarkably complex. They are traditionally […]

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        Case Study: Artificial Intelligence Helps Bike Share Programs Get Smart

        By   6 days ago

        The North American Bikeshare Association (NABSA) reports that there were 50,000 bike share bicycles in the U.S. as of 2016, an increase of 30,000 bikes since 2012. Those bikes made 28 million trips in 2016, a 25 percent increase over 2015, and as of 2017, more than 130 North American cities had bike share programs. […]

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        Taking the Right Steps to Implement Data Governance and Data Stewardship

        By   7 days ago

        Data as an asset comes up a lot in conversations these days. Data Governance enters the picture because of the huge role Data Strategy plays in supporting the business strategy – and the need for that to happen without compromising data security, according to Mary Levins, Data Governance Principal at Sierra Creek Consulting. Among the […]

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        Data Lake vs. Data Swamp: Leveraging Enterprise Data

        By   1 week ago

        One organization’s Data Lake may very well be someone else’s Data Swamp. The difference lies in how data is curated. What does this mean? For starters, a Data Lake describes where vast amount of data of various types and structures can be ingested, stored, assessed, and analyzed. Specifically, Data Lakes make it easy for Data […]

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        The Impact of Data Quality in the Machine Learning Era

        By   2 weeks ago

        A significant issue in Enterprise Data Management today is Data Quality, because business data requires thorough cleansing and preparation to be used as input to any Analytics or Business Intelligence system. In an era of automated and Self-Service Business Analytics, Data Quality has assumed even more importance as average business users do not often have […]

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        Bringing Data Preparation to the Everyone in the Enterprise

        By   2 weeks ago

        “Whether you’re working with Big Data, or whether you’re working with very small data sets, you always need to prepare data for anything that you’re doing with it,” said Paige Schaefer, Product Marketing Manager for Trifacta. Schaefer and colleague Matt Derda, Senior Customer Success Manager, recently talked with DATAVERSITY® about Trifacta’s Data Wrangling technologies. “Data […]

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        Get Ready to Operationalize Big Data Apps

        By   2 weeks ago

        The Big Data Executive Survey released by NewVantage Partners earlier this year shows that close to three-quarters of the respondents surveyed believe they are getting measurable value from their Big Data and Artificial Intelligence projects, which the survey considers as extensions of Analytics capabilities. That number, NewVantage reports, is half again higher than in the […]

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        Deep Learning Use Cases

        By   3 weeks ago

        Deep Learning (DL) has become more than just a buzzword in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community – it is reshaping global business through the prolific use of autonomous, self-teaching systems, which can build models by directly studying images, text, audio, or video data. Such systems can use that data for future pattern recognition. According to […]

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        Analytics and Machine Learning at Georgia Institute of Technology

        By   3 weeks ago

        A solid Computer Science education at Georgia Tech has been available since 1964, with the start of their Information Science program. By 1970, it had become the School of Information and Computer Science (ICS), offering bachelor’s degrees in information science and doctorates in ICS. The College of Computing continues to maintain a leadership role, expanding […]

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          Curating Artificial Intelligence: Immediately Computable Access

          By   14 hours ago

          A new press release stated Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha, and the Wolfram Language, has officially launched the Wolfram Neural Net Repository. Providing immediate access to neural networks for Artificial Intelligence and machine learning applications, the repository further builds a ubiquitous layer of computational intelligence upon the Wolfram tech stack. These models are suitable […]

          Read More →

          Cloudera Speeds Up Enterprise Machine Learning from Research to Production

          By   15 hours ago

          According to a recent press release, Cloudera, Inc., the modern platform for Machine Learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, announced new innovations to help businesses operationalize data insights faster by making data scientists and data engineers more productive. New Machine Learning capabilities make it easier for data scientists to quickly train and deploy models […]

          Read More →

          Adents and Microsoft Introduce Combined Blockchain, AI, IoT & Serialization Solution

          By   15 hours ago

          The collaboration of Microsoft with Adents was recently announced in a press release. Their efforts have developed a new unit-level product track & trace platform utilizing Blockchain and AI technology. The groundbreaking Adents NovaTrack, which debuted at VivaTech 2018 in Paris last month, offers end-to-end traceability and visibility throughout the entirety of the supply chain. […]

          Read More →

          MapR Expands Cloud Services with Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes

          By   2 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “MapR® Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced that the MapR Data Platform now supports Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS). MapR previously announced persistent storage for containers to enable the deployment of stateful containerized applications. With Amazon EKS, […]

          Read More →

          Intellect and IBM to Deliver Seamless Digital Transformation to the World’s Largest Banks

          By   2 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Intellect Design Arena, the world’s first full spectrum Banking and Insurance technology products company, and IBM will jointly deliver digital corporate banking solutions to some of the world’s largest banks on the IBM Cloud. Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB) is a global leader in corporate banking technology with 178 […]

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          Innovit Helps Medical Devices Manufacturers Meet Regulatory Compliance, Reduce Counterfeiting

          By   2 days ago

          A recent press release states, “Innovit, a global master data management solution provider, today announced the availability of its Unique Device Identification (UDI) Multi-Connector solution, which helps medical device manufacturers keep pace with regulatory compliance standards and reduce the threat of counterfeiting by automating UDI data submissions to a host of regulatory databases. Innovit’s UDI […]

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          Dremio Announces the Gandiva Initiative for Apache Arrow

          By   5 days ago

          A new press release reports, “Dremio, the Data-as-a-Service Platform company, announced today a new open source initiative for columnar in-memory analytics based on Apache Arrow. The Gandiva Initiative for Apache Arrow leverages the LLVM Project, an open source compiler, to significantly improve the speed and efficiency of performing in-memory analytics using Apache Arrow, making these […]

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          New Light Technologies and Boundless Announce Strategic Partnership

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          A recent press release reports, “ New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) and Boundless, today announced a strategic partnership to drive delivery of innovative, highly scalable and cloud enabled open geospatial solutions to federal and state governments. As demand grows for geospatial software to be more accessible, secure, modular, scalable, interoperable and integrated with enterprise IT […]

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          Datorama Launches Data Canvas — AI-supported Data Visualization for Marketing Analytics

          By   5 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Datorama, a global technology company, today announced the launch of Data Canvas, a suite of new data visualization capabilities within its Marketing Intelligence platform. Datorama Data Canvas leverages the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in a brand new way — to help marketers create expert-designed dashboards to tell compelling, […]

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