CIO Survey: Top 3 Challenges Adopting AI and How to Overcome Them

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  We recently hosted the webinar — CIO Survey: Enterprise Challenges to AI and How to Overcome Them — featuring Jen Garofalo, Research Director at IDG, the parent company to CIO.com, and Pat McDonough, VP of Customer Success at Databricks. This webinar covered key findings from a recent CIO.com survey of 200 executives on the […]

A Guide to Apache Spark Use Cases, Streaming, and Research Talks at Spark + AI Summit Europe

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Apache Spark, Company Blog, Data Science, Events, Genomics, Machine Learning, PySpark, Spark + AI Summit Europe, Structured Streaming, Unified Analytics Platform

For much of Apache Spark’s history, its capacity to process data at scale and capability to unify disparate workloads has led Spark developers to tackle new use cases. Through innovation and extension of its ecosystem, developers combine data and AI to develop new applications. So it befits developers to come to this summit not just […]

A Guide to Data Science, Developer, and Deep Dive Talks at Spark + AI Summit Europe

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In October 2012, Harvard Business Review put a spotlight on the data science career with a dedicated issue and a catchy claim: Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.Last year in October, five years on, Forbes recast an answer on Quora, Why Data Science Is Such A Hot Career Right Now? Recent technical […]

Bay Area Apache Spark Meetup Summary @ Databricks HQ

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Apache Spark, Company Blog, Deep Learning, Events, Machine Learning, MLflow, Model Management, python, TensorFlow

On July 19, we held our monthly Bay Area Spark Meetup (BASM) at Databricks, HQ in San Francisco. At the Spark + AI Summit in June, we announced two open-source projects: Project Hydrogen and MLflow. Partly to continue sharing the progress of these open-source projects with the community and partly to encourage community contributions, two […]

A Guide to AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning Talks at Spark + AI Summit Europe

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Apache Spark, Company Blog, Deep Learning Pipelines, Events, Keras, PyTorch, Spark + AI Summit, TensorFlow

Within a couple of years of its release as an open-source machine learning and deep learning framework, TensorFlow has seen an amazing rate of adoption. Consider the number of stars on its github page: over 105K; look at the number of contributors: 1500+; and observe its growing penetration and pervasiveness in verticals: from medical imaging […]

Spark + AI Summit Europe Agenda Announced

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London, as a financial center and cosmopolitan city, has its historical charm, cultural draw, and technical allure for everyone, whether you are an artist, entrepreneur or high-tech engineer. As such, we are excited to announce that London is our next stop for Spark + AI Summit Europe, from October 2-4th, 2018, so prepare yourself for […]

A Guide to Developer, Apache Spark Use Cases, and Deep Dives Talks at Spark + AI Summit

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Apache Spark, Company Blog, Events, Kubernetes, Machine Learning, PySpark, Spark + AI Summit, Structured Streaming

Apache Spark is tackling new frontiers through innovations by unifying new workloads. This enables developers to combine data and AI to develop intelligent applications. Developers come to this summit not just to hear about innovations from contributors. They come to share their use cases, experiences, and absorb knowledge. @matei_zaharia just announced support of #kubernetes in […]

A Guide to AI, Machine Learning, and Data Science Talks at Spark + AI Summit

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By any measurement today, in the digital media, technical conferences and citations, or searches on Google trends, the frequency of terms like artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning or data science is on the rise. A special reportin The Economist makes the case that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), and its purported tectonic […]