Openly sharing information has been a part of human culture since the beginning of civilization. Information would be shared with the general community and the practice has had a powerful impact on the development of tools and machinery. In opposition to this practice, is the concept of ownership and control over new ideas and concepts, […]
First came Apache Lucene, which was, and still is, a free, full-text, downloadable search library. It can be used to analyze normal text for the purpose of developing an index. The index maps each term, “remembering” its location. When the term is searched for, Lucene immediately knows all the places where that term had existed. […]
Synthesys, Digital Reasoning’s machine learning platform that ferrets out meaning in unstructured data at scale, is bringing its smarts to compliance use cases for organizations, such as financial institutions. (See this article for more insight into the technology behind the company’s software.) This week, the vendor delivered Version 3.7 of the Synthesys software, which brings […]
Tim Gasper of TechCrunch has created a list of five open source Big Data technologies that are making waves.