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PostgreSQL Powers All New Apps for 77% of the Database’s Users

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, today announced the results of its ‘PostgreSQL Adoption Survey 2015,’ a biennial survey of open source PostgreSQL users. Conducted by EnterpriseDB, the survey found PostgreSQL adoption continuing to rise, with 55% of users –…

W3C MathML 3.0 Approved as ISO/IEC International Standard

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by Angela Guess A recent article reports, “Today the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), together with Joint Technical Committee JTC 1, Information Technology of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), announced approval of the MathML Version 3.0 2nd Edition as an ISO/IEC International Standard (ISO/IEC 40314:2015). MathML is the…

IBM and Bon Appétit Serve Up Chef Watson for All

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “IBM and Bon Appetit today announced that their one-of-a-kind Chef Watson cognitive computing cooking app is now open to anyone interested in expanding his or her imagination in the kitchen. The web app is one of many ways that IBM is demonstrating how cognitive…

Make Data Science Work for Your Organization

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by Jennifer Zaino As a career, Data Science clearly is a winner. According to a recently released study by Burtch Works, Salaries of Data Scientists, median salaries can range from $91,000 for those with one to three years of experience, up to $250,000 for managers leading teams of ten or more. Median bonuses for top level…

EDM Council Partners with Cambridge Semantics to Operationalize FIBO

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, today announced that the Enterprise Data Management Council (EDM Council) has partnered with the company to support deployment of the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) initiative. Founded by the…

Are Smart Products Getting Too Smart?

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by Angela Guess Tony Sarris, founder and principal of N2Semantics, recently wrote, “A recent report on smart products noted that manufacturers and retailers will soon be able to use smart sensors – part of the so-called Internet of Things (ioT) – to track their products throughout the product lifecycle from manufacturing and distribution, to the…

Clearing the Air on Databases in the Cloud

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by Gerardo Dada Make no mistake, the cloud is here and it’s here to stay. The cost savings, flexibility and agility benefits cloud computing offers are too great to assume otherwise. However, many organizations are struggling to figure out exactly how to most intelligently leverage the cloud; specifically, what infrastructure elements to migrate off-premises and…