Improving Big Data Analytics To Address Cybersecurity Challenges

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Advances in mass storage and mobile computing brought about the phenomenon we now know as “big data.” These developments then ushered in solutions and tools that can process vast amounts of information — think terabytes of it or more — in real-time. That is how “big” the need for big data analytics came to be. […]

7 Powerful Open Source Tools For Data Projects

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Regardless of if you’re a data science professional or an IT department who wants to help your company have more successful data science projects, it’s essential to have some data science tools under your belt to avail of when needed. Here are some open-source options to consider. Ludwig is a tool that allows people to […]

Leveraging Big Data With State-Of-The-Art Business Dashboards

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There are a lot of ways that organizations can leverage big data. Most of them don’t have difficulty collecting the data they need to make more informed decisions. However, they often struggle to conceptualize the data and present it in a format that supports their conclusions. This is one of the areas where a business […]

How Informatica Goes Hadoop-less with Databricks

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Back in May, we announced our partnership with Informatica to build out a rich set of integrations between our two platforms. It’s been exciting work for the team because of what we can do for joint customers that combine our Managed Delta Lake with Informatica’s Big Data Management and Enterprise Data Catalog.  The vision led […]

Women in Unified Analytics Spark AI Summit Europe Events

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Spark + AI Summit is Europe’s largest data and machine learning conference, and the big news in 2019 is how many women are driving some of the greatest advances in big data, machine learning, and data science. This 15-17 October in Amsterdam, more than 1700 data scientists, engineers, and developers will gather to share best […]

Data-Driven Digital Marketing Carves Competitive Edge For SMEs

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Big data is playing a vital role in the evolution of small business. A compilation of research from the G2 Learning Hub Shows the number of businesses relying on big data is rising. They cited one study showing that 40% of businesses need to use unstructured data on a nearly daily basis. One of the […]

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Higher Education: Promising or Perilous?

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What exactly is artificial intelligence (AI) and what business does it have in higher education? Simply put, AI is an attempt to emulate human knowledge by programming extensive rules into computers. Through machine learning and expert systems, machines can produce patterns within mass flows of data and pinpoint correlations that couldn’t possibly be immediately intuitive […]