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Category: Big Data


Big Data, Software, Tech

AWS and Microsoft double down on deep learning with Gluon, a simplified ML model builder

October 12, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

AWS and Microsoft may be arch rivals when it comes to competing for business in cloud storage and services, but when it comes to breaking ground in newer areas where volumes of data make a difference to how well the […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB

September 29, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in the space. The Chinese e-commerce giant has agreed to lead a €22.9 million ($27 million) […]


Big Data, Data Center, Tech

Hitachi Combines Data Center Infrastructure, IoT, Big Data Capabilities In New Company: Hitachi Vantara

September 19, 2017

Via: CRN

Japan-based Hitachi Ltd. Tuesday said it has reorganized its data center infrastructure, big data and Internet of Things capabilities into a new business called Hitachi Vantara. Hitachi Vantara combines the Hitachi Data Systems storage and data center infrastructure business, its Hitachi […]


Big Data, Tech

Data governance stumble

September 13, 2017

Via: CIO

Data has become the lifeline that is necessary for most businesses to function with increased efficiency and operational performance. Organizational leaders and staff are racing towards developing effective data governance models that focus on high quality data in order to […]


Big Data, Tech

Alteryx Promote puts data science to work across the company

September 12, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

When Alteryx acquired Yhat in June, it was only a matter of time before the startup’s data-science management software began showing up in Alteryx. Just today, the company announced Alteryx Promote, a new tool based on Yhat’s product set. The […]


Big Data, Networking, Tech

IDG Contributor Network: 3 ways CIOs can save money by capturing more data

September 5, 2017

Via: CIO

One of the biggest lessons from Big Data in the last decade has been just how much we didn’t know. For CIOs, the new ways that information is gathered, stored and delivered to decision-makers is impacting the scope of their […]


Big Data, Tech

​Microsoft partners with Canberra Data Centres to cash in on government IT spend

August 14, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced the launch of two new Australian datacentre regions at Canberra Data Centres (CDC) to offer Australian governments access to the Microsoft Azure Stack from early 2018. CDC built its facilities in advance as top secret, which allows […]


Big Data, Tech

10 hot data analytics trends — and 5 going cold

August 7, 2017

Via: CIO

Data analytics are fast becoming the lifeblood of IT. Big data, machine learning, deep learning, data science — the range of technologies and techniques for analyzing vast volumes of data is expanding at a rapid pace. To gain deep insights […]


Big Data, Tech

ASPI urges government to see beyond the ‘hype’ of big data

August 4, 2017

Via: ZDnet

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has released a report canvassing the potential downsides of big-data analytics in the national security domain. In Big data in national security: Online resource, the think tank that advises Australia’s strategic and defence leaders […]


Big Data, Tech

IT’s identity crisis: How to remain essential as the business evolves

July 24, 2017

Via: CIO

In 2007, Michael Spears became CIO of the National Council on Compensation Insurance. It wasn’t the usual promotion. Spears had spent two years as the NCCI’s chief data officer, and he kept that role when be became CIO. In his […]