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Nvidia Unveils Super-Charged Tesla GPU Accelerator

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by Angela Guess Natalie Gagliordi of ZDnet reports, “Nvidia today has released a new super-charged Tesla GPU accelerator that is its fastest to date. Designed for a bevy of high performance computing applications, the Tesla K80 dual-GPU crams in twice as many flops and double the memory bandwidth of its predecessor, the Tesla K40 GPU…

Introducing DATAVERSITY’s Online Cognitive Computing Forum

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by Angela Guess The team here at DATAVERSITY is pleased to announce the launch of a new Online Forum on the topic of Cognitive Computing. Executive Editor Shannon Kempe commented, “The idea came about at the close of our inaugural Cognitive Computing Forum this August.  After the closing panel at the event attendees asked me…

How the Hortonworks IPO Could Change the Big Data Landscape

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by Angela Guess Conner Forrest of Tech Republic recently wrote, “There’s no doubt that the Apache Hadoop open source framework is one of the foundational elements of the recent rise of big data. Hadoop, which allows users to store and process large data sets, is the cornerstone of many big data software stacks. Companies such…

Can Design and Data Peacefully Coexist?

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by Angela Guess Phil Simon of Wired recently wrote, “Since its inception, Google hasn’t been the ideal place for design purists. After all, the company has always been all about data. Up until recently, it did not sell any tangible products. Without perhaps the world’s largest trove of information, Google’s might not even exist. One…

DATAVERSITY Launches Research Paper, “Status of the Chief Data Officer: An Update on the CDO Role in Organizations Today”

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by Angela Guess DATAVERSITY and our Executive Editor, Shannon Kempe are pleased to announce “ the launch of DATAVERSITY’s most recent research paper, Status of the Chief Data Officer: An Update on the CDO Role in Organizations Today. Ms. Kempe tells us, ‘The paper was co-authored by none other than DATAVERSITY Founder and CEO Tony…

Big Data is Changing the Way We Design

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by Angela Guess Paul Papas of Wired recently wrote, “Picture an architect laboring over a blueprint, or an auto designer working out the basics of next year’s model. Once upon a time, this mental image probably included a drafting table and a clay model, but not much else. With some variation, those were creative tools…

Doing More with Your Data via Better Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Richard Jones of Experian recently wrote, “Every business under the sun has a burning desire to accomplish more with data. Customer analytics is a rapidly growing field, as companies are realizing that the more information they have about their patrons, the more they can analyze it and find actionable truths about sales…

The 4th Annual Data Governance Winter Conference: Registration, Sponsors, Speakers, and Certifications

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by Angela Guess Registration for the fourth annual Data Governance Winter Conference is now open. According to the release, “DATAVERSITY and DebTech International recently announced that the registration portal for their fourth annual Data Governance Winter Conference is now open. The conference will be held at the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,…

MarkLogic Announces Professional Certification for Database Administrators and Application Developers

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the company reports that “MarkLogic Corporation, the leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, today announced the official launch of its professional certification program for database administrators (DBAs) and application developers. NoSQL ranks as one of the fastest growing job trends and there is a strong demand for…