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Opinion: Nova Spivack on a New Era in Semantic Web History

[Editor’s Note: Thanks to Nova Spivack for this guest post. Nova is a frequent speaker and blogger as well as CEO of Bottlenose, which uses big data mining to discover emerging trends for large brands and enterprises. More about Nova can be found on his website.] 2014 was the end of an era in Semantic…

2014 Year In Review: Thanks For The Good Times, Part 1

As has been our tradition these last few years, The Semantic Web Blog steps back for experts in it and in related spaces to give us their opinion of the highlights of 2014. Here is Part 1: Vladimir Alexiev, OntotextData and Ontology Management Lead: Strong interest and commitment by the Cultural Heritage community to LOD…

Overcoming Big Data’s Creepy Factor

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by Angela Guess Howard Baldwin of Forbes recently wrote, “One of the great things about following big data is that every so often, when you want to touch on its ‘creepy factor,’ you get to link to the New York Times story of how Target figured out a teen-age girl was pregnant before her father…

Introducing Splunk Enterprise 6.2

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by Angela Guess Srini Penchikala of InfoQ reports, “The latest version of big data analytics tools Splunk Enterprise and Hunk support instant pivot, enhanced event pattern detection, and prebuilt dashboard panels. Splunk Inc., provider of the software platform for operational intelligence, recently announced the release of version 6.2 of Splunk Enterprise and Hunk, Splunk analytics…

Most Companies Still Struggling to Capitalize on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of ReadWrite recently wrote, “Data science remains the surest ticket to Big Salary nirvana. If only it paid equally large dividends for the companies paying those salaries. Part of the problem stems from getting enough qualified people into a market desperate for answers. But part of the problem stems from…

Aerospike Improves NoSQL Database with More Hadoop-Centric Features

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by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “Aerospike, Inc. unleashed a broad set of new features for its flagship in-memory database that provides developers with more flexibility in how they build their applications and addresses several key enterprise requirements. The launch marks the biggest update for the platform since the company released…

Cambridge Semantics Adds Keylines Network Visualization Tool to Deliver New Clarity to Big Data Analytics

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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, today announced the integration of its Anzo Smart Data Platform (Anzo SDP) with the KeyLines network visualization tool. The advancement will enable business analysts and IT professionals in Global 2000…