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ParStream Advances IoT Analytics with New Release

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “ParStream, the IoT analytics company, today announced general availability of a new release of the ParStream Analytics Platform. Purpose-built to handle the volumes and velocity of IoT data, the new version includes the capability to perform edge analytics with ParStream’s Geo-Distributed Analytics (GDA) feature.…

The Growing Role of Machine Learning in Cyber Security

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by Angela Guess Rachel King recently wrote for the Wall Street Journal blog, “Artificial intelligence and machine learning are playing a larger role in cybersecurity, which can in theory help companies identify risks and anticipate problems before they occur. The idea is to create software that can adapt and evolve to combat ever-changing attack strategies,…

The Mathematics of Data: Graph Analytics as a Service

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by Jelani Harper Graph databases are optimal for running advanced analytics because they indicate the relationship between data elements and allow for readily discernible inferences between them—yielding answers to questions that users never thought to ask. Leveraging the prowess of graph analytics (especially on Big Data sets), however, has traditionally been hampered by: A general…

How to Keep Machine Learning From Becoming a Big Data Bottleneck

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by Angela Guess Jack Vaughn of SearchDataManagement recently wrote, “The recent rush of machine learning technology and products is formidable, but machine learning techniques are far from new. What’s new is the number of parallelized data processing platforms becoming available for machine learning applications of big data. At the recent Strata + Hadoop World conference…

Keeping Our Open Source Smart Homes Under Our Own Control

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by Angela Guess Klint Finley recently wrote for Wired, “Smart homes could make our lives easier. But they could also end up being a real pain. Devices from competing companies might not want to talk to each other. Your gadgets might collect personal data and sell it to advertisers without you knowing about it it.…

Real Ways Businesses Can Utilize the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Jessica Groopman recently wrote for iMediaConnection, “There’s a reason consumer-facing companies have been struggling to know what to do with the Internet of Things. It’s certainly not for lack of hearing about it — we hear about dozens of new bright, shiny [connected] objects every day, it seems. Instead, the challenge is…

fluidOps Launches New AppCenter with Platform as a Service Offerings

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “fluid Operations™ AG (fluidOps), a leader in semantic technologies, recently launched its AppCenter: appcenter.fluidops.net. About 100 apps from fluidOps, partners and the community are available via AppCenter. The apps cover various use cases in the data management and data center and cloud management…

Inside the Design Challenges of the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Writing about the Internet of Things for Wired, Margaret Rhodes recently asked, “How often do you you notice the tiny green light on your electronic toothbrush, or the backlight on your smart thermostat? Probably rarely, and that’s entirely the point: those luminescent cues are designed specifically to catch your attention only when…