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7 Best Practices for Your Big Data Projects

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett recently wrote for TechRepublic, “Big data projects are well underway in most companies, but we are only now beginning to distill a set of IT management best practices for big data that can be plugged into IT playbooks. This is what we’ve learned, and how companies are incorporating big data…

OneAsia Gives Enterprises Turnkey Multi-Cloud, Data Protection And Server Migration

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Appcara, a provider of multi-cloud and application automation solutions, and OneAsia, an Asian leading IT, data center and cloud solution provider, today announced that OneAsia is making Appcara’s App360 Appliance PLUS available to OneAsia customers. The appliance, released by Appcara earlier this year,…

Brain-Like Algorithm Enables Real Time Natural Language Processing

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Cortical.io, an innovator in Natural Language Processing (NLP), announces the availability of its Retina engine in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Based on an advanced proprietary machine intelligence algorithm, the Cortical.io Retina engine encompasses a wide range of highly efficient NLP tools for text filtering,…

Watson Thinks It Can Critique Your Writing

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by Angela Guess Ryan Whitman reports for Extreme Tech, “IBM has just unveiled a new (experimental) tool in the Watson arsenal — the Tone Analyzer. It allows Watson to scan a piece of text and tell you what the tone of the writing is based on word use and patterns. IBM compares this to the…

The Problems with Sampling Big Data for Enterprise Analytics

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by Angela Guess Alex Gray recently opined in Datanami, “Many companies spend vast amounts of resources to collect, transform and store the massive amounts of data that flows through their business processes. However, when it comes to doing analysis and machine learning on this data, time and compute speed gate how much data can be…

A Look Inside Google News Lab

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by Angela Guess Fast Company contributor Sean Captain recently wrote, “Google is no longer just a place to search for news stories; it’s a place to find raw news itself. Among the 432,000 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every day are user clips of important events—from police beatings to political uprisings—that no media crew…

Cloud-Clout Unveils Cloud Data Storage System With 100% Bulletproof Protection

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Cloud-Clout (#cloudclout) today unveiled its ground-breaking cloud-powered data storage system. Fully secure and always reliable, Cloud-Clout encrypts and fragments users’ data across multiple servers around the world to deliver 100% bulletproof protection, and is the perfect data security solution for consumers worried about their…

How Cognitive Computing is Changing What a “Computer” Is

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by Angela Guess Adrienne Lafrance recently wrote for The Atlantic on the topic of cognitive computing, “People used to be computers. That is, for hundreds of years, computing was the work of humans, and very often women. Then, in the mid-20th century, machines began to take on the bulk of computing work, and the definition…

NoSQL and NewSQL: Which is Right For You?

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by Angela Guess Writing for EnterpriseTech, Monte Zweben recently gave a simple breakdown of the differences between NoSQL and NewSQL databases. He writes, “NoSQL or ‘Not only SQL’ refers to any database that stores and models data in a format other than relational tables. These databases are popular because they cost-effectively scale out on commodity…