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Stanford Researchers Working on a High-Rise Chip for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Sharon Gaudin of Computer World reports, “Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered “high-rise” chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data. Using nanotechnology, the new chips are built with layers of processing on top…

Cambridge Semantics and SPARQL City Forge Partnership to Offer Interactive Big Data Search, Analytics & Data Management Solutions

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, and SPARQL City, providers of a high performance scalable Hadoop-based graph database infrastructure, today announced a collaboration to jointly offer an integrated graph analytics solutions with semantic understanding to help…

Glassbeam Predicts IoT Analytics Becoming More Mainstream in 2015

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today released its top 2015 predictions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data. This past year welcomed widespread IoT adoption and hype, big data implementation, and growing concerns around data privacy and cloud deployment.…

The Internet of Things Requires NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of Read Write recently opined, “Your relational database is great. Really, it is. But it’s not going to help you with your Internet of Things project. Really, it isn’t.  At least, not according to a study by Machina Research, which looks at the management of data in the coming network…

Glassbeam Unveils Machine Learning and Real Time Analytics Capabilities

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today announced a new version of Glassbeam SCALAR tightly integrated with Apache Spark, enhancing its cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform with new capabilities around advanced machine learning and real-time analytics. These features strengthen Glassbeam offerings…

Dell Ups Big Data Analytics, Partners with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Dell Software advanced its push into the big data world on Wednesday by integrating formerly separate analytics capabilities and by partnering with Microsoft to use its cloud-based Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) service. Before Wednesday’s announcement at Dell World, the vendor had two separate analytics products.…

Actian Adds Graph Analysis Engine to Big Data Portfolio

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Actian on Tuesday announced that it’s adding a graph-analysis engine to its big data portfolio, which already includes a SQL-on-Hadoop offering as well as several relational databases and data-integration software. Graph analysis is applied to uncover networked relationships among people, places, things, and entities. It’s at…

Skytree and IBM Partner to Elevate Big Data Analytics with Advanced Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Skytree, The Machine Learning Company, today announced a partnership with IBM, global leader in cutting-edge technology. The technical integration allows Skytree’s scalable, enterprise-grade machine learning platform, Skytree Infinity, to run on top of IBM PureData System for Analytics, powered by IBM Netezza technology.…

New Round of Big Data Startups Focus on Machine Learning, AI

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson of CMO.com recently wrote, “It turns out that a vital missing ingredient in the long-sought after goal of getting machines to think like humans — artificial intelligence — has been lots and lots of data. Last week, at the O’Reilly Strata + Hadoop World Conference in New York, Salesforce.com’s head…