Tag Archive for Big Data

Microsoft Azure Plans to Step Into the Internet of Things Market

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoQ, Janakiram MSV recently reported, “At the Convergence 2015 event in Atlanta, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella announced Azure IoT Suite – an integrated offering that brings multiple Microsoft IoT assets together. Azure IoT Suite is a cloud service that enables billing, monitoring and analytics for Internet of Things solutions. It…

GE, Big Data, and the Science of Food

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by Angela Guess Writing for The Next Web, Natt Garun recently noted, “It would be a crime to visit Austin without sampling the local barbecue here, so we stopped by General Electric’s BBQ Research Lab at SXSW to see how the team is using GE technology to make sense of all things food. Greeting the…

Bad Attitudes That Can Kill A Big Data Project

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “In my experience, there are two types of companies when it comes to big data: those who don’t want anything to do with it (because they think it’s for somebody else) and those who desperately want to implement, but don’t know where to start. Regardless of…

Paxata and Carahsoft Partner to Fill the Gap in Big Data Analytics Stack

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Paxata today announced its partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, to bring the award-winning Paxata Adaptive Data Preparation™ application and platform to government agencies to help them automate, collaborate and dynamically govern the data integration, data quality and enrichment…

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…

Big Data – Why the hype?

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by Sue Geuens We all know that data has been “big” for many years, so why now is there this concerted effort and discussion around it. I believe it is because organisations are beginning to realize that they have a lot of information about almost everything they do that could give them a better insight…